July 2015A few pictures taken on route to our summer holiday in France.
Not strictly Portsmouth, this is a view across the entrance to Langstone Harbour taken from near Eastney marina.
The cathedral commemoration stone.
The Spinnaker tower taken from Bath Square outside the Still and West pub.
A long shot up to Portsmouth historic dockyard. The masts of HMS Warrior are visible.
This was a popular spot to sit and spend Sunday afternoon.
Monday morning. A couple of pictures from the car ferry. HMS Warrior.
Not so many people sat outside the pubs on this misty damp morning!
Our first visit to the Historic Dockyard.
The new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth which has been handed over to the Royal Navy since we visited.
Another view from our harbour tour boat.
The spinnaker tower and the bow of HMS Warrior.
A closer look at Warrior’s figurehead which is a bearded figure with sword and buckler clad in Roman armour.
Down in the boiler room on Warrior.
One of the many furnaces.
A mock up of the original engine.
The Captains cabin.
The large ovens and cookers in the galley.
A gun crew mess table.
A long view through the gun deck. The galley area is behind the bars on the right.
The bow of HMS Victory.
In this shot you have the newest and the oldest ships in the Royal Navy.
Another view of HMS Victory.
HMS Queen Elizabeth.