WATCH: Captain's pride in HMS Queen Elizabeth

Crowds are already starting to form at the dockyard and naval base Picture: Tom Cotterill

QUEEN VISIT: Excitement starts to build at naval base ahead of HMS Queen Elizabeth Commissioning ceremony

Lieutenant Commander Antony "Nick" Leeson, 37, of Portsmouth, who is in charge of the ceremonial guard

Portsmouth officer tells of his pride leading ceremonial guard in front of Queen

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The commanding officer of HMS Queen Elizabeth has spoken of his pride as the mighty aircraft carrier enters the fleet.

Captain Jerry Kyd was speaking ashe prepared for today's commissioning ceremony by the Queen at Portsmouth Naval Base.

Captain Jerry Kyd

Captain Jerry Kyd