HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived home in Portsmouth for the first time today.
The 65,000-ton Aircraft Carrier is the largest warship ever built in the UK and will be our flagship carrier for the next 50 years.
Thousands lined the seafront to welcome her home.
Big Lizzie has been undergoing sea trials since setting sail from Rosyth dockyard in Fife, where it was built, in June.
The Prime Minister, Theresa May addressed crew members and on the flight deck and said the carrier was a “true testament to British ship building and design”.
“Britain truly has the best sailors, marines and officers in the world. And I believe you deserve the very best equipment and that it what we have with HMS Queen Elizabeth, This ship is the symbol of the United Kingdom as a great global maritime nation. Clearly, she is a stunning piece of 21st Century engineering.”
The carrier will under more go sea-trials in the US next year where it will finally be equipped with Fighter jets.