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PICTURES show the majestic arrival in Portsmouth today of HMS Queen Elizabeth.

Photographs are by the Press Association.

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the UK's newest aircraft carrier, arrives in Portsmouth for the first time. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday August 16, 2017. The 65,000-tonne carrier, the largest warship ever to be built in Britain, is expected to be the Navy's flagship for at least 50 years. See PA story DEFENCE Carrier. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire DEFENCE_Carrier_074512.JPG

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the UK's newest aircraft carrier, arrives in Portsmouth for the first time. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday August 16, 2017. The 65,000-tonne carrier, the largest warship ever to be built in Britain, is expected to be the Navy's flagship for at least 50 years. See PA story DEFENCE Carrier. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire DEFENCE_Carrier_074512.JPG

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Video here of the ship entering Portsmouth Harbour

Timelapse video shows how the ship was built

See aerial footage of the ship at sea

How the harbour was prepared for the ship

Video shows how the carrier will dominate Portsmouth Harbour

Everything you need to know about the ship

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