16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
The Statue of Liberty watches over HMS Queen Elizabeth

HMS Queen Elizabeth the Royal Navies new aircraft carrier visits New York for the first time on her maiden deployment bringing with her 1500 UK and US personnel. Many of the RN crew have never visited the US before and the chance of liberty ashore in New York is a dream come true.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Ian Pears