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  • 7 January 2010

    Cunard’s newest cruise liner, the MS Queen Elizabeth, hit the seas for the first time January 5. The Queen Elizabeth is the third Cunard vessel to bear the name, following the original Queen Elizabeth, retired in 1969, and the Queen Elizabeth II (QE2), the world’s most iconic cruise liner, which retired in 2008. She will […]

  • 12 November 2012

    The final hull section of the Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier has arrived at Rosyth dockyard, according to the Scotsman.com. The Lower Block 04 left BAE System’s yard on the Clyde last Sunday. For more details visit the link. “LB04 is the largest section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, and the final part of the hull to […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen: Queen Elizabeth has been equipped with twin scrubbers following a repair and refit program.

  • 12 November 2012

    The final hull section of the Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier has arrived at Rosyth dockyard, according to the Scotsman.com. The Lower Block 04 left BAE System’s yard on the Clyde last Sunday. For more details visit the link. “LB04 is the largest section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, and the final part of the hull to […]

  • 4 October 2012

    The first sailors to join the Royal Navy’s brand new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth have arrived in Rosyth to become the key members in the team building the country’s most powerful warship. Eight personnel have become the first of many members of the ship’s company to join the ship and will now work alongside […]

  • 24 February 2014

    Her Majesty The Queen will officially name the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth at a ceremony in Scotland this summer. The naming ceremony at Rosyth dockyard in Fife on Friday 4 July 2014 will mark the completion of the 65,000-tonne ship which will be Britain’s biggest ever carrier. During the ceremony, the […]

  • 24 February 2014

    The naming ceremony at Rosyth dockyard in Fife on Friday 4 July 2014 will mark the completion of the 65,000-tonne ship which will be Britain’s biggest ever carrier. During the ceremony, the ship will be given a traditional champagne christening and later that month the dock will be flooded to allow HMS Queen Elizabeth to […]

  • 4 July 2014

    The Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth,  has been officially named by Her Majesty the Queen at a ceremony in Scotland.   The ceremony, held at Rosyth dockyard near Edinburgh, marks the completion of the flagship which is the largest ship built for the Royal Navy: With a height of 56 meters she […]

  • 23 July 2014

    The lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth-class of aircraft carrier, the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth has been successfully floated out of the dock in Rosyth.   Capable of carrying up to forty aircraft, the 65,000-tonne warship was officially named by the Queen Elizabeth earlier this month. The official […]

  • 24 January 2014

    Senior members of the US Navy and US Marine Corps visited HMS Queen Elizabeth in build at Rosyth. After meeting representatives of Navy Command Carrier Strike team, the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, and the ship’s company, they were given a brief on the UK’s future carrier capability and a tour of the ship. The US and […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The BAE Systems built Aft Island of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier was yesterday loaded onto a sea-going barge ahead of its journey from the company’s Scotstoun site to Rosyth. The Aft Island, also known as Upper Block 14, is the final section of the first of class HMS Queen Elizabeth to be delivered […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Senior members of the US Navy and US Marine Corps visited HMS Queen Elizabeth in build at Rosyth ahead of key talks with the Armed Forces Minister Mark Francois last Thursday.  After meeting representatives of Navy Command Carrier Strike team, the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, and the ship’s company, they were given a brief on the […]

  • 4 February 2013

    The BAE Systems built Forward Island from which HMS Queen Elizabeth will be commanded has been declared ready for her first sea voyage. The iconic Forward Island, known as Upper Block 07, is the hub of the ship as it contains the main bridge and approximately 100 vital mission systems compartments. Paul Bowsher, QE Class […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A large black slab now sits atop Britain’s biggest warship as the huge radar antenna was fitted to the superstructure of HMS Queen Elizabeth. The nation’s future flagship now stands 56 metres (183ft) tall – higher than Nelson’s Column – after the enormous Goliath crane lifted the 8.4-tonne long-range radar into place on top of […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The most iconic section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Forward Island containing the bridge, begun her delivery journey from the dock hall on HM Naval Base Portsmouth where the first steel was cut just 70 weeks ago. After leaving the dock hall’s basin and passing through a lock, the Forward Island paused overnight on the […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The BAE Systems built Aft Island of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier was today loaded onto a sea-going barge ahead of its journey from the company’s Scotstoun site to Rosyth. The Aft Island, also known as Upper Block 14, is the final section of the first of class HMS Queen Elizabeth to be delivered […]

  • 15 March 2013

    The construction of the Royal Navy’s new Aircraft Carrier has taken a huge step forward yesterday, as the Defence Secretary witnessed the installation of the ship’s navigation bridge. During a visit to Rosyth shipyard in Scotland, Philip Hammond oversaw the 700 tonne section being lifted into place on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth. Nearly […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The BAE Systems built Forward Island from which HMS Queen Elizabeth will be commanded has been declared ready for her first sea voyage. The iconic Forward Island, known as Upper Block 07, is the hub of the ship as it contains the main bridge and approximately 100 vital mission systems compartments.  Paul Bowsher, QE Class […]

  • 7 February 2013

    The most iconic section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Forward Island containing the bridge, has begun her delivery journey from the dock hall on HM Naval Base Portsmouth where the first steel was cut just 70 weeks ago. After leaving the dock hall’s basin and passing through a lock, the Forward Island will pause overnight […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The most iconic section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Forward Island containing the bridge, begun her delivery journey from the dock hall on HM Naval Base Portsmouth where the first steel was cut just 70 weeks ago. After leaving the dock hall’s basin and passing through a lock, the Forward Island paused overnight on the […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The most iconic section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Forward Island containing the bridge, has begun her delivery journey from the dock hall on HM Naval Base Portsmouth where the first steel was cut just 70 weeks ago. After leaving the dock hall’s basin and passing through a lock, the Forward Island will pause overnight […]

  • 8 July 2010

    Cunard’s new cruise liner Queen Elizabeth is nearing completion at an Italian shipyard ahead of its naming ceremony in Southampton in October. Its predecessor Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) ended its life as an ocean liner in November 2008 and was sold to Dubai-based property developers Nakheel.