The first woman – the captain of a warship in Britain withdrew...

The first woman – the captain of a warship in Britain withdrew because of an affair with a colleague

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The first woman - the captain of a warship in Britain withdrew because of an affair with a colleague

The first female captain of a warship in Britain was removed from office because of an affair with a married officer in the same vessel.

Sarah West was appointed captain of the frigate Portland in the spring of 2012, and it became a sensation.

Now as rapidly in Britain to discuss “naval novel” that led to her dismissal. An unmarried 42-year-old woman entered into a relationship with an officer of the vessel, who was married.

When it became known about the affair on board the frigate, Sarah West, the trouble started. At first it was the period of the investigation was suspended from his command ship. According to the results of the investigation it was deprived of the post of captain and put ashore.

The representative of the Royal Navy of the country, however, told Evening Standard, that the victim of the affair with a married officer will still remain in the military service in one of the units of the fleet, but it is transferred to another post.

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