MOD police launch Endeavour in Portsmouth Harbour 18 December 2017.
Serco's 'Newhaven' class fleet tender SD Nutbourne (SD Solent Racer to her left and HMS Tyne astern) in Portsmouth Harbour 18 December 2017.
Serco's longest serving vessels in Portsmouth, 'Felicity' class water tractors SD Genevieve and SD Helen(inside) 18 December 2017.
Serco tugs SD Independence and SD Tempest (inside) in Portsmouth Harbour 18 Decemeber 2017. SD Tempest is Serco's latest addition, specifically designed to assist with Queen Elizabeth's berthing operations, including colour matching fendering to prevent marking the paintwork!.
Workboat Uncle Bill supporting divers investigating a leaking shaft seal on Queen Elizabeth 18 December 2017.
The arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth Harbour has caused a flurry of MOD polica activity in Portsmouth Harbour. Sir Paul Travers in the foreground with Sir Geoffrey Rackham to her left and Sir Humphrey Gale in the background. Another vessel (Endeavour) was also patrolling 18 December 2017.
Latest Royal Navy vessel HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) in Portsmouth Harbour 18 December 2017.
Commissioned on 06 December 2017, Queen Elizabeth is the largest ship to be commissioned for the Royal Navy.
I must admit that I did not fully understand the magnitude of the vessel when Queen Elizabeth was anchored in the Cromarty Firth!