Pompey News: Last chance to look around HMS Ark Royal
Portsmouth News 13 Jan 2010 said:HMS Ark Royal will be opened up to visitors for the last time during a weekend of celebrations for the axed aircraft carrier, the Royal Navy announced today.
Members of the public will be able to step on board for free on Saturday, January 22 and Sunday, January 23, to say goodbye to the most famous ship in the world.
Up to 250 of the ship's company will also march through Portsmouth City Centre on the Saturday with a ceremonial service held in Guildhall Square to celebrate the close affiliation between the warship and her home port.
Fifty of the sailors will then go to Fratton Park and be paraded on the pitch ahead of Pompey's match against Leeds - the city the Ark is affiliated to... (more)