In February 1976, the Prince of Wales took up command of HMS Bronington. He relinquished his command that December, on the final day of his active service in the Royal Navy. On December 16 he paid a farewell call on the First Sea Lord.
Breathtaking Photos Of Fighter Jets Soaring Over Yosemite Park
Added bonus! The VFA-2 "Bounty Hunters," who are also based at Lemoore, joined up with an Edwards-based Royal Navy F-35 as a big surprise for a very important passenger: We had the distinct honor of hosting and flying The First Sea Lord and Chief of Staff of the Royal Navy, Admiral Sir George Zambellas. The Admiral was in for a serious surprise, as a Royal Navy F-35 had secretly arranged to join up for a quick airborne look. Great Job Bullets!