Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth returns home

A proud moment for the UK. Portsmouth is now home to two aircraft carriers for the first time in a long time. HMS Northumberland and RFA Tideforce also returned to warm welcomes in Devonport, say the Royal Navy. The ships’ flights made their way to their respective homes at RNAS Culdrose and Yeovilton. It’s beenContinue reading “Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth returns home”

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Queen Mary 2 and HMS Queen Elizabeth Meet for Royal Reception in New York

The Queen Mary 2 met the  British Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth during the carrier’s first visit to the U.S. on Thursday. The rendezvous between these vessels celebrated the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom and their committed alliance, Cunard Line said, in a prepared statement. “Luxury cruise lineContinue reading “Queen Mary 2 and HMS Queen Elizabeth Meet for Royal Reception in New York”

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Former HMS Bronington, Last of the Royal Navy’s Ton-Class, Sinks Next to Dock in England

Photo credit: Phil Owen Thanks to http://gcaptain.com/ A historic minesweeper formerly belonging to the Royal Navy has sunk while moored at Vittoria Dock in Birkenhead, England where it has been laid up for years. The Bronington, one of the last vessels in the Royal Navy’s Ton-class, was discovered to have sank sometime between Thursday and Friday. A witnessContinue reading “Former HMS Bronington, Last of the Royal Navy’s Ton-Class, Sinks Next to Dock in England”

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