Britain's biggest ever warship sails into home port - Xinhua
The 65,000 tone warship was also greeted with a flypast from the Fleet Air Arm, including Wildcat and Merlin helicopters and Hawk jets. Secretary of State for Defense Sir Michael Fallon said: "Today we welcome our mighty new warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth to her home for the very first time. Fallon said the thousands of people across Britain who played a part in building her and her sister ship, HMS Prince of Wales, should be immensely proud as the Royal Navy's future flagship enters Portsmouth. 16 (Xinhua) -- Britain's biggest flagship of the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth, Wednesday sailed for the first time into Portsmouth, its home port, and was greeted by thousands of people. Source: news.xinhuanet.com
Medway River Festival - July 2014 - The Edith May - Red Sails in the Afternoon
The Edith May, a Thames Barge, arrives. It was the best looking and most interesting boat in the river pageant. As there was little or no wind I can only assume that it had a motor as...