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 Queen Elizabeth Class - Construction          
Last Update:  12th September 2014
Block Construction
 Block  Ring  Block Codes  Site   HMS Queen Elizabeth HMS Prince of Wales
   Sections       Start Complete (a) Start Complete (a)
 Lower Block 01 A, B LB01  Babcock - Appledore 15/12/2008 01/04/2010 Early 2012 12/03/2012
 Lower Block 02 C, D, E, F, G LB02  BAe - Portsmouth (b) 25/02/2010 21/05/2012 16/02/2012 18/08/2014
 Lower Block 03 H, J, K, L LB03  BAe - Govan (c) 07/07/2009 29/07/2011 26/05/2011 13/07/2014
 Lower Block 04 M, N, P, Q, R, S LB04  BAe - Govan (d) 14/01/2010 14/10/2012 03/07/2012 [July 2015]
 Lower Block 05 T, U LB05  BAe - Portsmouth 17/01/2011 13/04/2012 - -
 Upper Block 02 - CB02a - CB02e  Cammell Lairds - Mersey (QE)
 BAe - Portsmouth (PoW)
26/07/2010 28/05/2012 18/02/2013 17/07/2014
 Upper Block 03 - CB03a - CB03d  A&P - Tyneside 25/02/2010 24/08/2011
13/03/2013
Jan 2013 22/08/2014
 Upper Block 04 - CB04a - CB04d  Cammell Lairds - Merseyside Spring 2011 28/11/2012 Jan 2014 [Sept 2015]
 Sponsons - SP01 - SP12  Babcock - Appledore & Rosyth 15/12/2008 13/09/2013 - -
 Forward Island - UB07  BAe - Portsmouth 13/07/2011 01/02/2013 - -
 Aft Island - UB14  BAe - Scotstoun Dec 2011 28/05/2013 - -
Vessel Construction Version: BS5 D+ 
Block Weight  Notes     HMS Queen Elizabeth HMS Prince of Wales
  (tonnes)          
 Goliath Crane -  Lift Capacity: 1,000 tonnes   29/06/2011 -
Integration Cycle 'A'
 LB03 9,500  Float In (63m x 39m x 23m) 29/08/2011 09/09/2014
 CB03a / b 850  Block 03 - Centre  (40m x 26m x 7m) 24/09/2011 -
 CB03c 600  Block 03 - Centre   01/10/2011 -
 CB03d 600  Block 03 - Centre   15/10/2011 -
 CB03e 600  Block 03 - Centre   28/10/2011 -
 SP03 300  Block 03 - Starboard Fwd   04/11/2011 -
 SP04 300  Block 03 - Port Fwd   18/11/2011 -
 SP06a 300  Block 03 - Port Aft   11/12/2011 -
 SP06b 350  Block 03 - Port Aft   20/01/2012 -
 SP05 300  Block 03 - Starboard Aft   06/02/2012 -
Super Block 03 13,700  Float Out     09/06/2012 -
Integration Cycle 'B'
 LB02 6,000  Float In (70m x 40m x 18m) 09/06/2012 09/09/2014
Super Block 03 -  Float In     09/06/2012 -
 LB01 Lower 434  Lifted In (27m x 9.5m)   16/06/2012 [16/09/2014]
 CB02e 600  Block 02 - Centre   24/06/2012 -
Super Block 03 13,700  Joined to LB02     30/06/2012 -
 CB02d 880  Block 02 - Centre   13/07/2012 -
 CB02c 800  Block 02 - Centre   05/08/2012 -
 SP01 Lower 100  Block 02 - Starboard   10/08/2012 -
 CB02b 800  Block 02 - Centre   17/08/2012 -
 CB02 Fwd 500  Block 02 - Centre   26/08/2012 -
 SP02b 377  Block 02 - Port     28/09/2012 -
 LB04 11,300  Float In (86m x 40m x 23m) 18/11/2012 [July 2015]
 SP02a -  Block 02 - Port     21/11/2012 -
 CB01 -  Block 01 - VB003/4   13/12/2012 -
 CB04a 750  Block 04 - Centre   16/12/2012 -
 CB04b 750  Block 04 - Centre   18/12/2012 -
 SP07 Lower 100  Block 04 - Starboard Fwd   23/12/2012 -
Integration Cycle 'C'
 Forward Half -  'Skidded' to join to LB04   28/12/2012 -
 Fwd GT 200  Rolls-Royce MT30 & 35MW Alternator 25/01/2013 -
 SP01 Upper 200  Block 02 - Starboard   02/02/2013 -
 UB01 -  Block 01 - Centre   08/02/2013 -
 SP01 Fwd 200  Block 02 - Starboard   12/02/2013 -
 LB05 - 'T' Ring 600  Lowered In (Rudders | 66 x Cabins) 21/02/2013 -
 UB07 680  Forward Island (6x Decks | 83 x Compartments) 14/03/2013 -
 LB05 - 'U' Ring 800  Lowered In     20/03/2013 -
 CB04c 750  Block 04 - Centre   29/03/2013 -
 CB04d 750  Block 04 - Centre   01/04/2013 -
 SP08 Fwd 300  Block 04 - Port Fwd   07/04/2013 -
 Aft GT 200  Rolls-Royce MT30 & 35MW Alternator 19/04/2013 -
 SP07 Upper 200  Block 04 - Starboard Fwd   26/04/2013 -
 SP08 Aft 377  Block 04 - Port Fwd   28/04/2013 -
 CB05b -  Block 05 - Centre   10/05/2013 -
 CB05a -  Block 05 - Centre   19/05/2013 -
 CB06 -  Block 05 - Centre   22/05/2013 -
 SP09 300  Block 04 - Starboard Fwd   11/06/2013 -
 SP10 Fwd 300  Block 04 - Port Fwd   17/06/2013 -
 UB14 753  Aft Island (110 x Compartments) 28/06/2013 -
 SP10 Aft 300  Block 04 - Port Aft   05/07/2013 -
 SP12 490  Block 05 - Port     24/09/2013 -
 SP11 450  Block 05 - Starboard   26/09/2013 -
 Ramp -  Bow Ramp Sections 167 & 166   03/10/2013 -
 Mast Cap 30  (for S1850m Long Range Radar) 16/10/2013 -
 Ramp -  Bow Ramp Section 168   01/11/2013 -
 Ramp 300  Bow Ramp Section 169   10/11/2013 -
 LRR 40  S1850 Long Range Radar   22/11/2013 -
 Fwd A/C Lift 189  400 sq m     28/02/2014 -
 Aft A/C Lift 189  400 sq m     08/05/2014 -
 SPN-41 -  SPN-41 Sponson (ICLS)   02/06/2014 -
 Flyco -  Flight Control     n/a -
  45,689  Naming Ceremony   04/07/2014    
     Float Out     17/07/2014 2016
                   
Notes:
(a) Where no official completion date has been published by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, the block's departure date for its journey 
from the build yard to Rosyth has been given
(b) Lower Block 02 : 70m (L) x 40m (W) x 18m (H)  85x Junior Rates Cabins (510x beds)
HMS Queen Elizabeth HMS Prince of Wales
 Diesel Generator Installation 31/07/2010 26/10/2012
Deck 8 Deck 5 Deck 3
Ring 'C'  Ballast Tanks    4x Junior Rate cabins  9x Junior Rate cabins
Ring 'D'  Ballast Tanks & Aux Machine  5x Junior Rate cabins  9x Junior Rate cabins
Ring 'E'  Avcat Tanks    11x Junior Rate cabins  10x Junior Rate cabins
Ring 'F'  Auxiliary Machine Spaces  Mission Systems Office  Ship's Office Complex
Ring 'G'  2x Diesel Generators  Mission Systems Complex  1x 35MW Gas Turbine (SP01)
(c) Lower Block 03 : 63m (L) x 39m (W) x 23m (H) 535x compartments (inc. 160x cabins)
Deck 8 Deck 5 Deck 3
Ring 'H'  Naval Stores Complex  Bakery    Police Office & Cells
Ring 'J'  Naval Stores Complex  Junior Rates Galley  Air Squadron Complex (SP04)
Ring 'K'  Auxiliary Machine Spaces  Junior Rates Dining Hall  Air Squadron Complex (SP06a)
Ring 'L'  Naval Stores Complex  Junior Rates Dining Hall  Air Squadron Complex (SP06b)
(d) Lower Block 04 : 86m (L) x 40m (W) x 23m (H) 242x Beds
HMS Queen Elizabeth HMS Prince of Wales
Electric Motor Installation 18/02/2011 03/09/2013
Diesel Generator Installation 25/02/2011 11/11/2013
Ring M & N Link Up with P,Q,R,S 09/04/2012 29/06/2014
Deck 8 Deck 5 Deck 3
Ring 'M'  2x Diesel Generators  Hospital & Medical Area  1x 35MW Gas Turbine (SP07)
Ring 'N'  1x 20MW Motor (Port Propellor)  HQ1 & Ship Control Centre    
Ring 'P'  2x 20MW Motor (Port & S/board)  Senior Rates Dining Hall  Air Squadron Complex (SP10)
Ring 'Q'  1x 20MW Motor (Starboard)  Officers & Senior Rates Galley  Air Squadron Complex (SP10)
Ring 'R'  Naval Stores Complex  Wardroom    Air Squadron Complex (SP10)
Ring 'S'  Auxiliary Machine Spaces  Wardroom Annexe  Air Squadron Complex (SP10)
(e) Lower Block 05:
Deck 8 Deck 5 Deck 3
Ring 'T'  Ballast Tanks    Officers Cabins  Ship's Office Complex
Ring 'U'  Port & Starboard Propellor  Flag & CO's Suite, Galley & Dining Room    
(f) Forward Island (UB07): 27m (L) x 13m (W) x 22m (H)
(g) Aft Island (UB14): 52m (L) x 14m (W) x 31m (H)