Old destroyer HMS Liverpool towed out of Portsmouth for scrap

HMS Queen Elizabeth sailing back into Portsmouth

PICTURE GALLERY: HMS Queen Elizabeth sails back into Portsmouth

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The former destroyer HMS Liverpool left Portsmouth for the last time today - bound for a scrapyard in Turkey.

As reported in The News, Liverpool was sold alongside the former HMS Manchester for an undisclosed sum.

A further three Type 42 destroyers are currently laid up in Portsmouth awaiting disposal.

See our video slideshow of HMS Liverpool memories here