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by SKB
23 Sep 2019, 21:01
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
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Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Timmymagic wrote:And for those of us who have been watching this since the start...here was the original dream of a CSG...close enough for government work!

Oh good spot with the photo and concept artwork comparison! :clap:
The submarine is also clearly there. Its submerged. obviously. ;)
by SKB
22 Sep 2019, 20:16
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
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Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

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(NavyLookout) 22 September 2019


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by SKB
22 Sep 2019, 14:57
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

14:57 - Tugs Hopetoun and Kittiwake , presumably with PoW are north of Edinburgh, are heading west at 10 knots, about 5nm SW of Kirkcaldy. 15:07 - Kittiwake now heading NW at 11 kts, while Hopetoun is continuing west along the deep water channel at 10.8 kts. 15:15 - Hopetoun & PoW still heading ...
by SKB
22 Sep 2019, 14:45
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/HMSPWLS/status/1175766520368128000 https://twitter.com/JamesFrankFlint/status/1175766580342534144 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFEpd59WwAAdxKz.jpg https://twitter.com/HMSPWLS/status/1175767729791524865 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFEqctGXUAAvWGV.jpg
by SKB
22 Sep 2019, 14:23
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

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(@lesleymiddle1) 22 September 2019
Some room to spare!
by SKB
22 Sep 2019, 14:16
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFEhXxJXsAEMJUY.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFEhXxQXYAEm17z.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFEhXxJXsAAdoZx.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFEhXxTWsAE93cZ.jpg (Emily T @Emms_kt) 22 September 2019 And it’s off!! #HMSPrinceofWales @HMSPWLS @edinspotlight
by SKB
22 Sep 2019, 13:49
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
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Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Tugs have assembled. I think she's on her way out! EDIT: 13:57 - 8 tugs (including Hopetoun ) are passing under the Queensferry Crossing roadbridge (southern span) right now! 14:00 - Passing under the Forth Road Bridge. 14:02 - Passed Forth Rail bridge (northern span). https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EF...
by SKB
22 Sep 2019, 11:02
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/HMSPWLS/status/1175696150873202688 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFDpaEEX4AAgjGr.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFDpaXSWkAAya4D.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFDpaonX4AAXDgY.jpg where is she ATM ,did she get under the bridges yet and underway ? Just had a look at the Forth Bridg...
by SKB
21 Sep 2019, 18:38
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Next Queensferry low tide 01:47 (Sunday 22nd)
14:24 for the one after.
by SKB
21 Sep 2019, 17:27
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/HMSPWLS/status/1175444746980007936 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFAEulRWwAAE71L.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFAEvX-WsAE0936.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFAEv7XXYAUY8yA.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EFAEwlZWsAAL0nw.jpg
by SKB
21 Sep 2019, 13:43
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

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(@JohnRiofender) 20th September 2019
As seen from the South tower of the Queensferry Crossing
by SKB
21 Sep 2019, 09:47
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Low tide forecast for 13:08.

Tug Hopetoun is still with PoW on AIS. Her destination is showing as "GROUNDHOG DAY". ;)
https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/ho ... 14/zoom:15
by SKB
20 Sep 2019, 19:24
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: River Class (OPV) (RN)
Replies: 2956
Views: 183055
Location: England

Re: River Class (OPV) (RN)

A little game for you. What colour do you think HMS Forth's wardroom carpet is? RED NO! :cry: ORANGE NO! :cry: YELLOW NO! :cry: GREEN NO! :cry: BLUE CORRECT! :clap: :thumbup: https://www.trimline.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/20190515_170024.jpg Installed by Trimline, the same company which also ...
by SKB
20 Sep 2019, 12:21
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

PhillyJ wrote:And FFS, they've already started calling her 'Big Charlie' :evil:

That's nothing. Imagine when the Duke of Cambridge eventually becomes the next heir to the throne and titled as Prince of Wales....

"Big Willie"

:lol:
by SKB
19 Sep 2019, 21:00
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion




^ view from tug Hopetoun.
by SKB
19 Sep 2019, 19:07
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
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Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/HMSPWLS/status/1174745030008942593 19:00 - AIS shows all tugs have stopped in the deep water channel immediately south of the basin. PoW has presumably dropped anchor. https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/home/centerx:-3.445/centery:56.013/zoom:14 https://twitter.com/QEClassCarri...
by SKB
19 Sep 2019, 18:11
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/HMSPWLS/status/1174733968719130624 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EE1-RE7XkAIzC9s.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EE1-SPhWkAEFUAI.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EE1-TPAXkAIPl3-.jpg https://twitter.com/C_CPeebles/status/1174733479290048512 18:10 - PoW and 7 tugs are now in the Forth...
by SKB
19 Sep 2019, 18:01
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/-/media/royal-navy-responsive/images/news/ships/prince-of-wales/170202-prince-of-owls/owl-2-1.jpg (RN) 2nd February 2017 I also hope they remembered to remove that Tawny owl (nicknamed "Lightning") from the hangar deck rafters! News article: https://www.royaln...
by SKB
19 Sep 2019, 17:38
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10290
Views: 804286
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25NQ5jTv3sE&feature=youtu.be (Forces TV) 19th September 2019 (recorded before sailing) Britain's latest aircraft carrier has set sail from Rosyth dockyard to begin sea trials for the first time. HMS Prince of Wales, the sister ship of HMS Queen Elizabeth, will be ...

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