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Wednesday, 25 May 2011

HMS Queen Elizabeth

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.

Joint Warrior April 2011

Saturday, 21 May 2011

Havila Phoenix

Havila Phoenix an offshore support vessel berthed at KGV dock Glasgow.

Friday, 20 May 2011

MV Rover

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.

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Navios Felicity

Navios Felicity, a large bulker with a cargo of coal making her way round the Isle of Cumbrae to Hunterson,the coal is transported by train to Longannet power station on the north bank of the Firth and Forth near the town of Kincardine.