Today is a great day for HMS Mersey to receive these awards from the Second Sea Lord in fantastic recognition of the teamwork that is involved in keeping a warship at sea

Lieutenant Commander George Storton, HMS Mersey's Commanding Officer

The award ceremony was followed by an address from 2SL to the ship's company.

HMS Mersey's Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander George Storton said: "Today is a great day for HMS Mersey to receive these awards from the Second Sea Lord in fantastic recognition of the teamwork that is involved in keeping a warship at sea.

"HMS Mersey has had a very productive year that has been delivered through the hard work and dedication of the ship's company - the team are exceptionally proud of their achievements."