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The Senior Service shows its skills have not rusted. Royal Navy forced mullahs to stand down in seizing an oil tanker in the Straits of Hormuz.

God save the Queen.

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FIVE Iranian boats reportedly tried to seize a British oil tanker off Iran yesterday - forcing a Royal Navy frigate to train its weapons on them.

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard tried to take control of the vessel as it passed through the Strait of Hormuz - sparking a tense standoff in the Persian Gulf, US officials said.

But the HMS Montrose quickly trained its 30mm deck guns on the enemy fleet and warned them off, they added.

To read more on The Sun:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9482610/iran-standoff-royal-navy-oil-tanker/

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