THE public will be able to experience life on board HMS Edinburgh this weekend for the first time since its £17.5 million overhaul. The Type 42 destroyer is welcoming families and potential Royal Navy recruits on board before it goes back on operations later this year. Known as the Fortress of the Sea because of its size and sophisticated weaponry, its visit to Leith docks wil ADVERTISEMENTl allow the public the chance to tour the vessel, which is to return to work combating drug smugglers and pirates. The 5200-tonne warship is welcoming visitors for a free tour between 1pm and 4pm on Sunday, and sea cadets from the Lothians on Saturday
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