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HMS Prince of Wales (201?) CV  (9th)

    
This the ninth ship to carry the name HMS Prince of Wales is projected to be a Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier.

First steel was cut 26-May-2011 and construction begun.

Work on Lower Block 03 (LB03) started at Govan Sep-2011. Work on LB02 began at Portsmouth Feb-2012.

Two bow sections arrived at Rosyth from Appledore Mar-2012.

Lower Block 03 (LB03) and Lower Block 04 (LB04) construction continues at Govan.

Lower Block 02 (LB02) is well underway at Portsmouth with the installation of diesel generator sets begun in Oct-2012. These are so large they have to first be installed and the rest of the block completed around them.

It is possible the ship could be mothballed or sold on completion as a defence review in late 2010 tried to cancel the project. However with usual changing Defence policy there is plenty of time for plans to be changed several times before completion.

 

Other HMS Prince of Wales
- 1st  HMS Prince of Wales
- 2nd HMS Prince of Wales
- 3rd HMS Prince of Wales
- 4th HMS Prince of Wales
- 5th HMS Prince of Wales
- 6th HMS Prince of Wales
- 7th HMS Prince of Wales
- 8th HMS Prince of Wales
- 9th HMS Prince of Wales

- Queen Elizabeth Class (2016?) CV
- Specifications
- Ships
- Plans/Schematics
  - Block Diagram
  - Cutaway (pdf)
- Pictures
- Full Battle Honours

Outside Links
- Official Website
- Associated Sites
- Related Sites

 
This page last edited - 27 December, 2012.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.