Northern Persian Gulf rendezvous: Ships of the British Royal Navy's Third Mine Countermeasures Squadron briefly meet the aircraft carrier HMS ILLUSTRIOUS (RO 6) (left). The Faslane Based Mine Hunters INVERNES (M 102), BRIDPORT (M 105), and SANDOWN (M 101) (right), were accompanied by their support ship Royal Fleet Forward Repair Ship, DILIGENCE (A 132) (center front) and the survey ship HMS HERALD (A 138) (center rear)