First Supplies Embarked on Prince of Wales

March 4, 2019 – The first stores have been loaded aboard HMS Prince of Wales as Britain’s new carrier takes another small step towards her maiden voyage. More than 62 tonnes of supplies – bandages, pots, pans, camp beds, pipe clamps, hoses, valves and firefighting equipment – have been moved on to the ship as the flat-top prepares to sail later this year. A 21-strong team from the aircraft carrier’s supply department spent two weeks working around the clock to move the stores on board – a task rather more…

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