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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Watch: Incredible time-lapse shows moment £3billion aircraft carrier is moved into place

The Royal Navy's latest £3billion aircraft carrier has taken step towards completion as this time lapse film reveals.

The Aircraft Carrier Alliance footage shows the 680-tonne command tower being lifted into place on the deck of HMS Prince of Wales at the Rosyth shipyard near Edinburgh.

And it also shows how the huge command centre was carried by a barge from the Govan shipyard on the Clyde, down through the Irish Sea, round Land's End, up the English Channel and the North Sea and on to Rosyth on the Firth of Forth.

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