RFA Argus, a medical ship with a fully-equipped 100-bed hospital on board, will leave Falmouth today on its way to Sierra Leone, to help Ebola victims.
The ship is packed with food, medical equipment and thousands of bottles of water and has a state of the art casualty unit but Ebola patients won't be brought on board because of the risk of transmission.
Royal Marines from Plymouth have gone ashore in Sierra Leone to help the fight against ebola.
A British military ship carrying supplies and off road vehicles has arrived in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone
More than 750 military personnel and the medical ship RFA Argus are being sent to West Africa to help contain the Ebola outbreak.