Two killed in frigate fire

Two Royal Navy sailors were killed yesterday in a fire aboard the frigate HMS Broadsword as it finished operations in the Adriatic.

Leading Marine Engineering Mechanic Mark Adrian Hunt, 30, from Lancaster, who was single, and Marine Engineering Mechanic Roy Francis Ware, 22, married, from Plymouth, died after fire broke out in a small machinery compartment on the 3,900-ton Type 22 frigate.

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