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How do you fancy surfing the tropical waves of the Caribbean for seven-months? Climb on board the Royal Navy warship HMS Manchester on her final deployment in the Royal Navy Caribbean Patrol.

But it's not all fun and games for the 286 men and women on board as they embark on a seven-month tour of duty hunting down drug smugglers and helping hurricane stricken islands in the Caribbean.

Bad Guys Dead Ahead
HMS Manchester, a Type 42 Destroyer, arrives in the Caribbean to start her hunt for some of the most ruthless and determined drug smugglers in the world.  Twenty four hours a day and seven days a week the British warship searches vast stretches of ocean but it is like trying to find the proverbial needle in a haystack. After weeks on patrol HMS Manchester sails to the volcanic island of Montserrat for a routine visit but what happens then is far from routine... the chance spotting of a '...

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