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Last Updated: Wednesday, 24 October 2007, 16:25 GMT 17:25 UK
HMS Sceptre homecoming

HMS Sceptre travelling home to its Faslane base on the Clyde after nine months at sea

HMS Sceptre travelling home to its Faslane base on the Clyde after nine months at sea

The vessel arrived at the Clyde naval base after one of the longest patrols in submarine history

The vessel arrived at the Clyde naval base after one of the longest patrols in submarine history

Her Commanding Officer, Commander Jim Perks with the Captain of Submarines, Captain Richard Baum, at the Clyde naval base

Sceptre's Commanding Officer, Commander Jim Perks with the Captain of Submarines, Captain Richard Baum, at the Clyde naval base

About 200 family and friends were at the base to welcome the crew home

About 200 family and friends were at the base to welcome the crew home

Many of the 116 crew had been with the vessel for the full nine-month duty

Many of the 116 crew had been with the vessel for the full nine-month duty





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