HMS Edinburgh payed a visit to Lyme Regis between the 19th and 20th May 2012. This was the first visit for many decades from a ship of this size in Lyme Bay.


These images were shot from Frances Jane - a charter boat skippered by Doug Chalk - providing a close-up and personal view.
HMS Edinburgh (portside) & Marie F from Lyme Regis 18_05_12HMS Edinburgh from aft & light bouy from Lyme Regis 18_05_12Frances Jane E167 outside the harbour, Lyme Regis 19:05:12-1HMS Edinburgh from the bow of Frances Jane - Lyme Bay 19:05:12HMS Edinburgh Sea Dart missile system - Lyme Bay 19_05_12-1HMS Edinburgh starboard detail - Lyme Bay 19_05_12-1HMS Edinburgh starboard detail - Lyme Bay 19_05_12-2HMS Edinburgh bow from ahead - Lyme Bay 19:05:12HMS Edinburgh bow & portside - Lyme Bay 19:05:12-1Monmouth Beach & the Undercliff from Lyme Bay 19_05_12-1HMS Edinburgh 4.5in Vickers Mk 8 gun & sentry - Lyme Bay 19:05:12HMS Edinburgh portside detail - Lyme Bay 19_05_12-1HMS Edinburgh Sea Dart missile system - Lyme Bay 19_05_12-2HMS Edinburgh portside - Lyme Bay 19:05:12-1HMS Edinburgh flight deck with crew & visitors - Lyme Bay 19:05:12HMS Edinburgh port detail (with crew & rib) - Lyme Bay 19:05:12-1HMS Edinburgh stern & portside - Lyme Bay 19_05_12-1HMS Edinburgh starboard detail - Lyme Bay 19_05_12-3HMS Edinburgh starboard detail - Lyme Bay 19_05_12-5HMS Edinburgh sentry - Lyme Bay 19_05_12-1