Sailors get into the festive mood with their own comedy version of Christmas Time by the DarknessCrew currently on a six-month deployment and will be away for ChristmasFour-minute video shows sailors dressed up and playing the air guitarAlso contains messages written on pieces of paper to their friends and family
19:48 GMT, 17 December 2012
As the rest of us tuck into Christmas dinner, some people will still have a job to do.
But these Royal Navy sailors aren't letting it get them down.
They got into the festive spirit on-board their warship – by producing their own comedy Christmas music video.
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Festive spirit: These Royal Navy sailors produced their own comedy music video on-board their warship
The crew of Type 42 Destroyer HMS Edinburgh sang along to Christmas Time (Don't Let the Bells End) by rock group The Darkness.
They are currently on a six-month deployment in the South Atlantic and will be away from home for Christmas.
The four minute video contains heartwarming and hilarious messages from the sailors to their friends and family.
They are shown having fun in various parts of the ship as well as hard at work.
Rock 'n' roll: The crew on Type 42 Destroyer HMS Edinburgh sang along to Christmas Time (Don't let the Bells End) by rock group The Darkness
At a stretch: The sailors are currently on a six-month deployment in the South Atlantic
Let the good times roll: The video shows the sailors having fun in various parts of the ship as well as hard at work
Commander Nick Borbone, HMS Edinburgh's commanding officer, said: ‘From us all here on HMS Edinburgh, we'd like to wish all of our friends and families at home a very happy Christmas.’
The video ends with several shots of the sailors sending their friends and family a message by holding up words on bits of card to spell a message.
It reads: ‘To all our families, we love you and miss you always.
‘Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.’
Seasons greetings: This sailor dressed in a Santa hat and dress blows a kiss to his loved ones back home
The crew will be away from home at Christmas and the four minute video contains messages to friends and family
At the end of the footage, the crew are pictured standing at the bow of their ship in front of a giant banner wishing the world a Merry Christmas.
Individual sailors are also pictured with their own personal messages to family back home.
HMS Edinburgh – based in Portsmouth, Hants – is the last of the Royal Navy's Type 42 destroyers.
It will be the last time a Type 42 deploys on operations as they make way for the new generation of Type 45 destroyers.
HMS Edinburgh is due to return to Portsmouth in March before preparing for her decommissioning.
The video ends with shots of the sailors holding up words on bits of card to spell a message
Family values: The sailors have their families foremost in their minds as they perform their duties at this time of year
Commander Nick Borbone, HMS Edinburgh's commanding officer, said: 'From us all here on HMS Edinburgh, we'd like to wish all our friends and families at home a very happy Christmas
Now watch the sailors perform their Christmas number…