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Princess Anne opens 'The Princess Royal Jetty'

Princess Anne was on duty at the Royal Navy site in Portsmouth Credit: Royal Navy

HRH The Princess Royal was in Portsmouth today to officially name the berth that will become home to the Royal Navy's giant new aircraft carriers.

Named 'The Princess Royal Jetty' the dockside area has been upgraded and strengthened to support the carriers - the first of which - HMS Queen Elizabeth - is due to arrive later this year.

As well as those behind the jetty's construction, Princess Anne, also met Navy bomb disposal experts who have been clearing Portsmouth Harbour of unexploded wartime bombs.

The interviewee is: Commodore Jeremy Rigby, Naval Base Commander.

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