HMS Prince of Wales returns to UK shores after Nato exercises

·1-min read

Well-wishers lined the harbour walls to welcome home HMS Prince of Wales as it returned from exercises in its role as the Nato command ship.

The Royal Navy's 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier sailed into Portsmouth Naval Base, Hampshire, on Saturday, having operated alongside Spain’s aircraft carrier in the Gulf of Cadiz.

A navy spokesperson said the Nato task force - made up of 20 ships from six nations - was assembled to show the alliance’s commitment to the region’s prosperity and security ahead of the Nato Madrid summit.

Click here to sign up for our newsletters.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting