Sarah West is the first woman to command one of our warships


Sarah West is the first woman to command one of our warships

On the bridge, first woman to command one of our warships

9:23 PM on 8th August 2011

Pioneering: Sarah West will be the first woman to command a warship in the Royal Navy

Pioneering: Sarah West will be the first woman to command a warship in the Royal Navy

Females in the line of fireHMS PORTLAND: THE FIRST BRITISH WARSHIP COMMANDED BY A WOMAN

HMS Portland, shown here sailing past South Georgia, will be commanded by Lt Cdr West

HMS Portland, shown here sailing past South Georgia, will be commanded by Lt Cdr West

HMS Portland intercepting and disarming pirates in the Gulf of Aden in 2009

HMS Portland taking on pirates in the Gulf of Aden in 2009