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Thursday, May 28, 2015

HMS Prince of Wales receives its bow section

HMS Prince of Wales bow sectionThe UK Royal Navy's second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, has been successfully installed with the bow section, marking the outward completion of its forward section.

The 620t block was raised using a Goliath crane and placed on the front of the ship in the dry dock.

Aircraft Carrier Alliance Prince of Wales in charge Angus Holt said: "Seeing the forward island in position on the flight deck marks a highly-visible achievement in the assembly programme.

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