Polar research ship enters the water

Boaty Mc splash down (Photo: Polaris Media)

A major milestone in the build of the UK’s state-of-the-art polar research ship was reached in July when the 129-metre long, 10,000 tonne hull of the ‘RRS Sir David Attenborough’ was launched into the River Mersey.

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