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Behind The Scenes Of The Grand Tour On Board HMS Richmond

The Boys got to play Battleship for real at the end of episode 9, “Berks To The Future.” If you haven’t seen the episode you can catch up with our review and see our thoughts there. Basically, James May and Jeremy Clarkson got on board the HMS Richmond, a type 23 Frigate for the UK’s Royal Navy, to blow up Richard Hammond’s Prepper vehicle. As seen in the video below, the Orangutan got to load the projectile in the 4.5 inch Mark 8 naval gun, while Captain Slow worked on fire control to target the Hamster’s vehicle. Let’s just say the results were explosive:

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The UK Royal Navy also just tweeted some behind the scenes pictures when they filmed on board the HMS Richmond. It looked like everyone had a good time

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(Source: Twitter)

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The engineer amongst the crew, Hansen once built a mini baja car with his bare hands. Hansen had the opportunity to join Honda’s R&D team in Ohio but chose the life of the east coast and the defense industry instead. A die hard auto enthusiast he religiously follows the auto industry and loves long walks in the auto shows.

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