VIDEO: Moving HMS Queen Elizabeth

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today VIDEO: Moving HMS Queen Elizabeth View post tag: europe Authorities VIDEO: Moving HMS Queen Elizabeth View post tag: Naval View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Moving Share this article View post tag: Navy UK’s biggest warship HMS Queen Elizabeth was recently moved out of dry dock to a neighbouring jetty where she will be completed over the next two years.Below is a video of the float up and move of the vessel:A small fleet of tugs was used to transport the ship from the dock where she was constructed at Rosyth.The operation of moving the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier took three hours to complete.HMS Queen Elizabeth will now be outfitted and prepared for sea trials in 2016.The vessel is the lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth-class of aircraft carrier, the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy and capable of carrying up to forty aircraft. She was named by Queen Elizabeth II on 4 July 2014 and is scheduled to commission in early 2017, with initial operational capability from 2020.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, July 23, 2014; Image: UK Navy View post tag: HMS Queen Elizabeth View post tag: Video July 23, 2014last_img read more