HMS Queen Lizzie set to sail up Solent New Date

Britain’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is set to sail up the Solent and enter her new home in Portsmouth on Wednesday morning (16th August) We can reveal.

The 65,000-tonne carrier, the biggest warship ever to be built in Britain, has been undergoing sea trials since setting sail from Scotland’s Rosyth dockyard in June.

She is now set to make her historic arrival into Portsmouth on Wednesday at approximately 07:10 where she will be the latest in a long line of famous Royal Navy ships to call the port home.

It was initially indicated that the carrier would enter Portsmouth on Friday, but weather conditions meant the exact date of the historic moment could not be confirmed until today.