Pompey's Eric Eisner flies Portsmouth League Two champions flag while on '˜amazing' HMS Queen Elizabeth

Pompey's Eric Eisner flew a club flag while visiting the '˜amazing' HMS Queen Elizabeth in New York City.Â

Thursday, 25th October 2018, 3:16 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th October 2018, 4:25 pm
Eric Eisner on deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth. Picture: Eric Eisner/ Twitter

The son of Portsmouth owner and chairman Michael Eisner was on the deck of the £3.1bn warship yesterday (October 24). 

However despite being in the Big Apple, Pompey's director's mind wasn't far from his beloved club. 

Tweeting a picture of himself and one of the sailors holding the Portsmouth celebration League Two Champions 2016 flag on deck. 

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He tweeted: '˜Amazing visit aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth docked in NYC.

'˜Amazing Pompey support on board. Thank you for the gracious hospitality @HMSQnlz @officialpompey #PUP' 

He followed it up with a second picture from inside the decks of HMS Queen Elizabeth with the caption #BlueArmy. 

Eric Eisner on deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth. Picture: Eric Eisner/ Twitter

The aircraft carrier has been docked in New York City since Friday, October 19, for a week-long visit. 

Upona rriving in the Big Apple, the ship's Commanding Officer, Captain Jerry Kyd, said: '˜I am delighted and proud to have brought HMS Queen Elizabeth into New York Harbour for the first time.

'˜This visit is very symbolic of the intimate relationship the Royal Navy has with the US Navy and Marine Corps and comes at the mid-way point in the F-35 flight trials '“ we have over 170 embarked US staff at the moment on board in support.'

During the visit to the Big Apple '“ which comes on the back of three weeks of intensive maiden trials with the new F-35 Lightning jet '“ the ship will host several high profile national and international events.

There will also be time for the ship's company to relax and explore one of the world's greatest cities.