The Nigerian Navy
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NIGERIAN NAVY COMMISSIONS NNS THUNDER ON 23 JANUARY 2012 ...
Prior to her commissioning in Nigeria as NNS THUNDER, the ship was formerly called United States Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) CHASE (WHEC-718). She was commissioned into the service of the US Coast Guard on 22 March 1968.
President Goodluck Jonathan Approves Two New Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Nigerian Navy
President Goodluck Jonathan has given approval for the purchase of 2 new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Nigerian Navy. The vessels are 1800T OPVs with long bridge, twin rudders and twin controllable pitch propellers...
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The Nigerian Navy owes its origin to the Nigerian Marine. Formed in 1914 after the amalgamation of the then Northern and Southern protectorates of Nigeria, the Nigerian Marine as it became known after 1914 ...