Just eleven years ago the future of Cammell Laird in Birkenhead looked bleak but new owners have breathed new life into the ship yard.
This afternoon they completed the first phase of a multi-million pound contract to build part of the UK's biggest ever warship.
Merseyside Correspondent Andy Bonner reports.
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Windy start to the week with some showers. Brighter and drier on Monday afternoon. Continuing changeable. Best day Wednesday
Heavy rain pushes eastwards across the region on Sunday evening followed by further outbreaks of rain on Sunday night. 60mph gusts possible