The largest ship ever built for the Royal Navy will dock on the Mersey this month


Merseyside will welcome another spectacular sight to the Mersey this month.

The HMS Prince of Wales will dock on the River on 28th February for three days.

Not only will you get amazing views of the Navy ship from the Wirral you will be allowed to step on-board.

Tickets will be free and the ship can be viewed from Princes Parade at any point during her time alongside at Liverpool Cruise Terminal, while the Naval village on the Pier head will be open at the following times:


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Friday 28th Feb 10am – 5pm
Saturday 29th Feb 10am – 4pm
Sunday 1st March 10am – 6pm

Captain Darren Houston, the Commanding Officer of HMS Prince of Wales, said:

“My ship’s company and I are hugely excited about our first visit to Liverpool. This is an opportunity for us to cement our bond with the city as one of the newest warships in the Royal Navy’s fleet.

“We’re looking forward to hosting people from the local community on board during our time alongside, and I know we will receive the warmest of welcomes.”

HMS Prince of Wales is one of the most powerful surface warships ever constructed in the UK.

Along with her sister ship HMS Queen Elizabeth, they are the largest ships ever built for the Royal Navy.

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