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Final Block for Aircraft Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth Leaves Portsmouth

Remember when ships were built from the keel up and launched by sliding down the building ways into the water with a satisfying splash?  OK, maybe I am showing my age. These days ships are built like LEGOs, massive LEGOs, … Continue reading

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HMS Queen Elizabeth’s Lower Block Three Makes First Voyage

I am glad that I am of the age to have seen ships constructed the old fashioned way. Not all that long ago, shipyards still built ships from the bottom up.  The shipyard first fabricated the double bottom sub-assemblies and then … Continue reading

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