HMS Elizabeth sets sail from Cammell Laird

Huge flight decks for the first of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers being built for the UK Royal Navy, will leave Merseyside engineering firm Cammell Laird today.

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Resurgence of ship building on the Mersey

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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