Work to start on research ship almost named Boaty McBoatface

Work to start on research ship almost named Boaty McBoatface
 

Naturalist and TV presenter Sir David Attenborough, after whom it was ultimately decided the ship should be named, will initiate the laying of the first block of the keel.
The keel-laying is a traditional maritime ceremony to bring good luck to a vessel during her construction and her captain and crew during her life.
The £200 million ship has been commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and is being built in the UK on Merseyside in the largest commercial shipbuilding project in the country in 30 years.
Once she sets sail in 2019, the RRS Sir David Attenborough will... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 28
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