The largest warship of the United Kingdom HMS Prince of Wales, was wrecked shortly after sailing for the United States.
The weight of this ship is 65,000 tons. This warship is the largest in the UK. The report of its wreck is a great loss to the UK.
The UK’s largest warship, HMS Prince of Wales, sailed for America and was wrecked on the south coast of England shortly after. One of two aircraft carriers of the British Royal Navy.
A spokesman for the Royal Navy told Sky News that the aircraft carrier had suffered an ’emerging mechanical problem’. The matter is also being investigated.
HMS Prince of Wales, a £3 billion, 65,000-tonne warship launched last year, is now moored south-east of the Isle of Wight while it is being investigated.
“An investigation into an emerging mechanical problem is underway while HMS Prince of Wales is stationed in the South Coast Exercise Area,” a Royal Navy spokesperson told Sky News.
The UK Defense Journal reports that HMS Prince of Wales suffered damage to the starboard propeller shaft, but these reports have not been confirmed. The aircraft carrier suffered “significant technical malfunctions”.
Experts highlighted that it would be unfortunate for the Royal Navy if more various issues of a serious nature were to arise.
HMS Prince of Wales left Portsmouth on Saturday. Destinations include North America and the Caribbean coast, where military preparations are said to conduct stealth jet and drone drills.
It will conduct drills alongside fifth-generation F-35 fast jets and drones on deck.
The F-35 fighter jets were added to the ship upon arrival in the United States. HMS Prince of Wales, head of a carrier task group, also features a frigate, tankers and an air group of helicopters and drones.