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3rd section of ski-jump fitted
Lifting the mast cap
Fitting the mast cap on the forward island
Size comparison

Carrier Alliance weekly news 21 October

Published: 22 Oct 2013

Some recent milestones.

The third section of the massive 'ski-jump' ramp was added to Queen Elizabeth, 3 October. This section weighs in at 82 tonnes.

The mast cap has been fitted to the forward island of the Queen Elizabeth carrier in Rosythe 16 October.

Ring C was successfully moved to the rest of lower block LB02 of the Prince of Wales and consolidation of the block continues.

The original HMS Queen Elizabeth was launched 16 October 1913 the first of five super-dreadnaught battleships.

An interesting image has been produced showing the size of the new carriers.


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