Royal Navy QE class carrier flight deck sections on move
The 1st 5 sections of the flight deck for the new Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers were sailed out of the Cammel Lairds yard on the 28th May. They were loaded onto a large barge (AMT Challenger) and towed by Mersey based tugs out into Liverpool bay were the "tow" was handed over to a large tug for the transit to Scotland were the carriers are bieng assembled.
Smit Sandon towing the AMT Challenger
New carrier deck sections pass the Pierhead, Liverpool