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  • 18 June 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Lancaster, ‘The Queen’s Frigate,’ celebrates the official birthday of her lady sponsor, Her Majesty The Queen by ‘dressing ship’ in Key West, Florida. HMS Lancaster, one of the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates, visited Key West 15 June 2013 as part of her six-month deployment to the North Atlantic and Caribbean. It was her second […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Appropriately enough, HMS Diamond has a part to play in celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee on the Thames in early June. In London, men and women from all three Services are taking part in the ceremonial events planned for this summer to celebrate 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s rule. The spectacle of the Thames […]

  • 20 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Six reservists from HMS Wildfire in Northwood honoured Her Majesty The Queen at her Diamond Jubilee River Pageant on the Thames on Sunday 3 June. Lieutenants Andrew Carey, Laura Harrison, Hannah MacKenzie and Gillian Niblock lined the quarterdeck at HMS President near Tower Bridge, ready to give the Queen three cheers on her arrival. The […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy marked,  on Wednesday, anniversary of the Queen’s accession to the throne by flying pennants the length of one of its most versatile warships in Plymouth. The amphibious command and control ship HMS Bulwark which can carry tanks and troops to land ashore, flew the flags from bow to stern for the day […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Training & Education

    A 21-gun salute was fired by the Royal Navy on Saturday (June 15) to mark the Queen’s Official Birthday. The saluting gun at Fort Blockhouse at Gosport – at the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour – was fired at 12 noon by six specialist gunnery instructors from HMS Collingwood at Fareham. Petty Officer Trevor Willis, Close […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The Torpoint based Royal Navy training establishment has received around 500 medals for eligible personnel, who will be able to wear the medal on their ceremonial uniforms from 5 June 2012. Royal Navy Police Officer Regulating Petty Officer Scott Kerrison’ said: “It’s an honour to be presented with the medal and recognise the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.  […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Authorities

    Queen Elizabeth visited Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland in London on October 23 to mark the frigate’s 20th birthday. The Queen was welcomed on board the Devonport-based frigate by the ship’s commanding officer, Commander Andrew Canale, and First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Philip Jones. The visit after a busy year for HMS Sutherland, which […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Her Majesty The Queen has spent the day on board HMS Lancaster in Portsmouth, catching up on the ship’s activities around the globe.   The Queen – as the Duke of Lancaster – launched the Type 23 frigate in 1990 and has taken a keen interest in her work ever since. On arrival at Portsmouth […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy warship HMS Diamond launched the nation’s weekend of jubilee celebrations on June 1 by honouring the Queen during a spectacular entry in to Portsmouth Naval Base. The Type 45 destroyer fired a 21-gun salute and gave three cheers to Her Majesty as the ship entered Portsmouth Harbour while four Navy helicopters – two […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities

    The Royal Navy saluted The Queen for her Sapphire Jubilee with a 21-gun salute in Portsmouth. The Queen made history this year by becoming the first British monarch to reach their Sapphire Jubilee after her 65-year reign. Manning the guns at South Railway Jetty, overlooking the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour, was a specialist team led […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Industry news

    Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will launch the Royal Navy’s USD 5.1 billion (£3.1billion) aircraft carrier, named after her, during her visit to Scotland in summer this year, the Daily Record reported.   HMS Queen Elizabeth, the largest ship ever built for the Navy, will be launched in Fife-based dockyard, Rosyth in July. She will be the […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Industry news

    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 […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visited Scotland to see the progress being made in building the UK’s Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers. While visiting the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, in Rosyth, Mr Fallon met with the project team to discuss the build progress of the second carrier, HMS Prince of Wales. HMS Queen Elizabeth, which […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities

    A total of 31 personnel from across the Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and civilian staff have been recognised with Fleet Commander Commendations for their outstanding efforts over the past year. Twenty two personnel received Fleet Commander Commendations (FCC), eight were awarded a Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service (QCVS) and there was a further Queen’s […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Addlestone-based Royal Naval Reservist Charlotte Dangerfield played a key role in Sunday’s Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. Sub Lieutenant Dangerfield, 34, a Consulting Engineer with Arup in civilian life, spent two weeks training for the day with colleagues from HMS President, London’s Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) unit, along with ratings from other RNR units around the […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, Dame Mary Fagan DCVO JP, has visited the Royal Navy’s brand new aircraft carrier.   Currently under construction at Rosyth Dockyard, in Scotland, once HMS Queen Elizabeth is operational she will be based at Portsmouth Naval Base, in Hampshire, where Dame Mary is Her Majesty’s representative. On her visit Dame […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and HMS Queen Elizabeth met up for a photo exercise.

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities

    Speaking at an event ahead of the HMS Queen Elizabeth naming ceremony this Friday, the Defence Secretary Philip Hammond told more than 200 business leaders that the sector should be proud of its work on the biggest ship ever built for the Royal UK Navy.   HMS Queen Elizabeth is also the biggest ship in […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The first of Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers wrapped up her second round of trials returning to her homeport on November 21. Her Majesty’s Naval base Portsmouth will be where the future HMS Queen Elizabeth will be commissioned into service by Her Majesty the Queen herself, on December 7. It will be the first time […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Industry news

    The BAE Systems built Aft Island of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier was loaded onto a sea-going barge on June 11 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 […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    After welcoming her first F-35B fighter jets on the flight deck as part of first-of-class flight trials, the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth recently welcomed two US Navy helicopter heavyweights on the deck. The first to land was the United States Navy’s biggest helicopter – the MH-53E Sea Dragon, followed closely by the […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities

    History was made today as Her Majesty The Queen officially named the Royal UK Navy’s new aircraft carrier.   At 56 metres she is taller than Niagara Falls and, with a flight deck the size of 60 tennis courts, she is the largest ship ever built for the Royal Navy. Today, at HMS Queen Elizabeth’s […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Industry news

    A huge section of the hull for HMS PRINCE OF WALES, the second aircraft carrier being delivered to the Royal Navy, on July 28th departed BAE Systems in Glasgow on a 600 mile journey to Rosyth where final assembly of the ship will take place.   The 8,000 tonne section, known as Lower Block 03, […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Industry news

    BAE Systems, together with Thales UK, Babcock and the UK Ministry of Defence (the Aircraft Carrier Alliance) has ventured on a major endeavor with the construction of the biggest aircraft carrier ever to be built in Britain, HMS Queen Elizabeth, which is the first unit from the Queen Elizabeth Class of aircraft carriers. This challenging […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Vessels

    Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has reached the United States for planned F-35B flight trials. On September 5, the 65,000-ton ship arrived at Mayport Florida for its first port call on Westland18 to re-supply before beginning final preparations for F-35B when she will land fast jets on deck for the first time. HMS […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Media are invited to board T.S ESMERALDA, the Chilean Navy’s Training Ship, for her entry to Queen’s Wharf on Tuesday 5 June, New Zealand Royal Navy announced on June 1. Prior to her entry to Queen’s Wharf, the ESMERALDA will be at anchor behind Somes Island from 3-5 June. The ESMERALDA is visiting Wellington as […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Some 2,500 personnel from the three Forces, led by the Royal Navy, paraded and mustered for the Queen at the first of this summer’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. They marched around the historic Berkshire town before forming up in the grounds of Windsor Castle for a drumhead service which concluded with an impressive fly-past. Sailors from […]