#RRS Sir David Attenborough

‘Boaty McBoatface’ maiden voyage results in climate change discovery

3 years ago — Quick Read

Boaty McBoatface has made an important climate change discovery her maiden outing. The maiden voyage of Boaty McBoatface, the lead boat of the Autosub Long Range-class of autonomous underwater vehicles...

RRS Sir David Attenborough (aka ‘Boaty McBoatface’) leaves the River Tyne

5 years ago — Long Read

Yesterday the stern section of the new polar research ship for Britain, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, was transported by barge from Hebburn-based shipyard A&P Tyne (Newcastle) to Cammell Laird's...