New carrier leaves Portsmouth

Parts of the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is off to Scotland to be fully assembled.

Aircraft carrier on the move

Richard Jones was at BAE Systems in Portsmouth today as workers moved a 900-tonne section of hull of one of Britain's new aircraft carriers.

The piece of the ship will be transported to Scotland later this month where final assembly of the carriers will take place.

New aircraft carrier being assembled

HMS Queen Elizabeth
Parts of HMS Queen Elizabeth are being moved from Portsmouth Credit: Richard Jones

The Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier the HMS Queen Elizabeth will be assembled in Scotland. Parts of the ship are being transported from Portsmouth today. Our reporter Richard Jones is there to watch the operation take shape.

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