Biggest ship in Spanish navy on course to dock at Costa Almeria port

TOURS: Members of the public will have the opportunity to take a look around the jewel in the Spanish naval crown CREDIT: es.m.wikipedia.org

THE Juan Carlos I aircraft carrier is on course to dock at Almeria city port at the end of next week, providing a golden opportunity to take a look around what is the biggest ship in the Spanish navy.
The huge craft is expected to arrive on Friday February 28, along with the Santa Maria frigate.
It is due to be in port for three days and will be opened up to the public for free guided tours with specialised military personnel.
The Juan Carlos I last visited Almeria in June 2017, where it moored up at the Poniente inner harbour. Visitors took visitors to the shop by bus from the Levante quay parking area.
The aircraft carrier is considered the jewel in the Spanish naval crown. Entirely Spanish designed and built, it was named after the reigning monarch at the time it was launched.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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