HMS Queen Elizabeth: Royal Navy carrier joined by HMS Monmouth and RFA Tidespring in US

HMS Queen Elizabeth has been joined by two other Royal Navy vessels off the East Coast of America.Â

Wednesday, 21st November 2018, 9:35 am
Updated Wednesday, 21st November 2018, 10:37 am
HMS Queen Elizabeth has been joined by two other navy vessels. Picture: HMS Queen Elizabeth/ Royal Navy

The Royal Navy's 65,000 tonne aircraft carrier has been joined by HMS Monmouth and RFA Tidespring. 

With HMS Queen Elizabeth announcing on Wednesday (November 14) that there was now over 150,000 tonnes of British Naval power in the Eastern seaboard. 

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The ships official account tweeted: '˜Brilliant to have RFA Tidespring as part of the #Westlant18 task group.

'˜There are now over 150,000 tonnes of British Naval power in the Eastern seaboard.

'˜A true sign of Global Britain.' 

HMS Queen Elizabeth has been joined by two other navy vessels. Picture: HMS Queen Elizabeth/ Royal Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth is on deployment to America for historic flight trials which have seen F-35 jets land on her decks for the first time. 

The ship also spent a week docked in New York City. 

HMS Queen Elizabeth should be due back in Portsmouth in time for Christmas.