Navy

Building HMS Queen Elizabeth

Will Inglis takes us behind the scenes of the building of the future flag ship of the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth. Here are some...

Will Inglis takes us behind the scenes of the building of the future flag ship of the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth.

 

Here are some interesting facts...

  • Over 470 London buses can park on the flight deck.
  • The Queen Elizabeth is more than three times the size of HMS Illustrious.
  • The on-board water treatment plant can produce over 500 tonnes of fresh water every day.
  • The Queen Elizabeth was built in sections across the UK & shipped to Rosyth in Scotland.
  • It's range is 10,000 nautical miles!

 

Statistics: Ministry of Defence

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