Part of the country's biggest-ever warship will float down the River Mersey this afternoon.
Five blocks of the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth have been built at the Cammell Laird ship yard in Birkenhead.
They will be moved on a massive barge to Scotland, where they will be pieced together.Project manager John Drummond is pleased the first phase of the two year project has been completed on time.
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Cloudy with some patchy rain at times. Colder but clearer weather follows overnight into Thursday