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In training

Royal Marine Commandos conduct exercises (Will Haigh/MoD)

The Royal Navy photographer of the year 2017 - In pictures

These powerful pictures are the winners of the 2017 Peregrine Trophy, recognising the year’s best Royal Navy photography.

From huge, hulking ships to glimpses of heartwarming moments between Navy personnel and their families, the winning pictures capture the story of life in the Navy.

The winning photographers are deployed alongside commando units worldwide to capture and portray teh work of their colleagues.

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