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Sunday, 16 August 2015

Aircraft carrier section leaves Clyde shipyard

Lowe Block 04 Prince of Wales


A massive 11,200-tonne section of an aircraft carrier built on the Clyde has begun its journey around the coast of Scotland to Rosyth for final assembly.
The section, called Lower Block 04, is the largest part of the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales.
It is 20 metres high, 80 metres long and comprises a fifth of the overall vessel.
We like to bring you news of new and old shipbuilding matters, for more on this story and some very good photographs please see the rest on the BBC website.


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