Fans of the Ark Royal queue to see the ship
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Thousands turn out to bid farewell to HMS Ark Royal

Thousands of people have lined the streets of Portsmouth to say goodbye to the Royal Navy's flagship, HMS Ark Royal.

The ship, one of the most iconic in the naval fleet, is being taken out of service as part of the government's defence cuts.

Members of the public have been given one last chance to look around her.

Steve Humphrey reports.

  • 23 Jan 2011