News / Local In Pictures: Royal Navy in Aberdeen by Callum Main 05/07/2017, 10:37 am 1967: HMS Phoebe, a Leander-class frigate, entering Aberdeen Harbour in 1967. Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter 1976: The Royal Navy frigate HMS Eastbourne entering Aberdeen harbour flying the flag of Vice-Admiral Sir Anthony Troup. 1967: HMS Phoebe, a Leander-class frigate, entering Aberdeen Harbour in 1967. 1989: Crew and guests of auxiliary service vessel Exploit look over a chart of the Moray Firth. 1984: Able seamen George Kinney, right, and Michael Cooksey show youngsters round the mine hunter HMS Bossington. 1966: HMS Finwhale arrived in the Granite City on an operational visit. 1945: HMS Hargood with all of her lights turned on to mark the end of WW2. 1966: frigate HMS Keppel alongside Trinity Quay. 1960: HMS Laymoor, a boom defence ship, awaits an open day for the public. HMS Mastiff was operating as a fishery cruiser in 1938 when she visited Aberdeen harbour. 1936: The city’s namesake, HMS Aberdeen, was a Grimsby-class sloop. 1962: Donald Smillie, aged 3, taking a keen interest in HMS Barnstone. 1993: Naval mine countermeasures vessel HMS Bicester arrives in Aberdeen. 1990: Members of the Aberdeen Sea Cadet Unit greet HMS Scylla. 1992: Joe Lafferty, from Ellon, got a surprise to find out a WW2 gun used when he was part of the crew of HMS Scylla was still there.<br />Giving him a cheer are, from left, Sean Young,<br />Alistair Keith and Andrew Maidment 1948: The Royal Navy’s U-class destroyer HMS Ulster 1949: HMS Wakeful, a W-class destroyer launched in 1943, arrives.