HMS Prince of Wales: Royal Navy aircraft carrier departs Portsmouth

THE HMS Prince of Wales departed Portsmouth this morning.

Sunday, 6th June 2021, 11:33 am
Updated Sunday, 6th June 2021, 2:18 pm
HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier leaves the Naval Base in Portsmouth, Hampshire. Picture date: Sunday June 6, 2021. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The aircraft carrier was seen leaving at 10.15am, and the Queen's Harbour Master confirmed that she is now out of the harbour.

This QE-class carrier was due to sail from Portsmouth Naval Base on Friday evening, but this departure was put on ice by the Royal Navy.

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The News reported yesterday that the MoD refused to comment on why the carrier’s departure was postponed.

HMS Prince of Wales has not appeared on Sunday’s shipping movements.

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