Two Ukrainian minehunters sailed under Dutch command in Scottish waters during the international Exercise JOINT WARRIOR.
News Release, The Hague, 08 November 2023: For two weeks, the Royal Netherlands Navy was in command of two Ukrainian minehunters. This took place in Scottish waters during the international Exercise JOINT WARRIOR. The British [Royal] Navy donated the ships to Ukraine.
Editor’s Footnote: Former Royal Navy Sandown-class Mine Counter-Measures Vessels [MCMV] HMS Grimsby and HMS Shoreham were commissioned into the Ukrainian Navy as M310 Chernihiv and M311 Cherkasy in July.