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Gibraltar showdown: Royal Navy challenges ship as it steams into British waters
September 26, 2020
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Michael Sanchez, whose Twitter page describes him as a Naval observer based in the Rock, tweeted: “Unidentified Spanish Navy warship incursion into #Gibraltar waters off Eastside Currently shadowed by HMS Pursuer #OPWest @MODGibraltar @Convent_Gib”. A spokesman for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office confirmed the Navy had acted to deal with the incident. He told Express.co.uk: “The Royal Navy challenges all incursions into British Gibraltar Territorial Waters, and did so on this occasion.”