The British Empire and its effect on Plymouth

HMS Avenger returning to Devonport

You can see HMS Avenger returning to the Hamoaze after its arduous campaign in the South Atlantic to liberate the Falklands. Here you can see the tug boats saluting her return with water jets. The Hoe was filled with crowds cheering the return of all the soldiers and sailors.

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by Stephen Luscombe