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Monday, 30 May 2011
Thursday, 26 May 2011
Wednesday, 25 May 2011
The BAE shed at Govan where work has started on HMS Queen Elizabeth .She will be the first of the Royal Navy's two new Queen Elizabeth class super carriers and is scheduled to enter service in 2020. She will be the second ship to be called HMS Queen Elizabeth, after Queen Elizabeth I.
Queen Elizabeth and her sister ship (Prince of Wales) will be the largest warships ever built for the Royal Navy. They are multi purpose carriers that can adapt to complete multiple roles. Capable of carrying forty aircraft such as the F-35 Lightning II, Chinook or Merlin helicopters, they will provide a major capability upgrade from the current Invincible class carriers. Both ships of the class will be based at HMNB Portsmouth.
The modules will be transported by barge to Rosyth in Fife were the ship will be assembled.
Saturday, 21 May 2011
Friday, 20 May 2011
Bellow are some pictures of her before she was altered for sailing to the city centre.
Clyde Marines Rover which now operates between Braehead and the Broomielaw in the city centre.
She was modified a few years ago at Fairlie boatyard so that she could navigate the low bridges in the city centre.