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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