French navy ships spotted off Devon coast

A number of French navy training ships have been spotted off the coast of Devon. Footage sent to Devon Live shows the ships in the water near the South Devon coastline.

Four ships were spotted in the Torbay area yesterday evening, Thursday, May 30, and the Military of Defence (MoD) has since confirmed the reason for their visit. A spokesperson said there are a total of five ships carrying out navigational training in UK waters.

An MoD spokesperson said: "There are five small French training ships operating around the UK’s coasts for navigational training and will be stopping in Portland for the weekend."

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