HMS Queen Elizabeth: 37 amazing photos as families are reunited after Royal Navy carrier returned to Portsmouth

FAMILIES have been reunited with their loved ones after HMS Queen Elizabeth returned to Portsmouth.

Thursday, 5th December 2019, 11:12 am
A sailor embraces his loved one after returning home to Portsmouth

The Royal Navy’s future fleet flagship sailed into her home naval base on Wednesday after her deployment to the United States for WESTLANT 19. Here are some amazing pictures of loved ones being reunited after she arrived back in Portsmouth.

A sailor reunited with his son as HMS Queen Elizabeth returned to Portsmouth
Identical twins Kurtis and Luke Williams, of Portsmouth, greeting their family on arrival.

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Kurtis Williams with his son, Harry and his twin brother, Luke Williams.
Proud mum, Lisa Williams with her twin sailor sons who both serve on HMS Queen Elizabeth
A sailor embraces his loved one after returning home to Portsmouth
A sailor is reunited with his loved one after HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives back in Portsmouth
Sailors reunited with their loved ones after HMS Queen Elizabeth returned to Portsmouth
Daniel Rome with his twin daughters, Abigail and Eliza 5.
Sailors and their loved ones are reunited on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Sailors stepping off HMS QE greeting their loved ones.
Sarah Wilcox greeting her husband Chris Wilcox.
Sarah and Chris Wilcox with their children, Taylor 4 and Toby 6.
Sarah and Chris Wilcox with their children, Taylor 4 and Toby 6.
Sailors stepping off HMS QE greeting their loved ones.
Joseph Keane with his children Theo 9, Molly 5 and Wilfred 3.
A sailor embraces his loved one after HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived back in Portsmouth
A sailor embraces his loved one after HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived back in Portsmouth
Sailor on HMS Queen Elizabeth as she arrived back in Portsmouth
Waiting for HMS Queen Elizabeth to arrive
Families watch as QE arrives at the jetty.
A sailor points to his loved ones in the crowd as he arrives on HMS Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth
Captain Steve Moorhouse, commanding officer of HMS Queen Elizabeth, on the ship's flight deck
Families watch as HMS QE arrives at the jetty.
Families watch as HMS QE arrives at the jetty.
Families watch as HMS QE arrives at the jetty.
Families watch as HMS QE arrives at the jetty.
An officer reunited with his loved ones
Ariana Mai 2 waiting at the jetty for HMS Queen Elizabeth
HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to Portsmouth
Grayson 2, Becca Storer, Scarlett 9 and Lacey 7 and Hannah Randall.
Grayson 2, Becca Storer, Scarlett 9 and Lacey 7.
Michelle Hanks, Ashleigh Jones and Ivy-Rai 3 waiting Jack Hanks.
Families wait for HMS Queen Elizabeth to return to Portsmouth
Jacquie Shiller, Jacob and Hannah Hilton.
Lisa Rowley, Gracie Lucas 4, Megan Lucas and Gabriella 8.
Jacqui Gray, Rachael Smyth, Rowan 7 and Chantelle Hunter.
Hundreds of families gather waiting to see their loved ones as HMS Queen Elizabeth returned home.