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Posted on Tuesday 12th February

HMS Illustrious - the UK's High Readiness Helicopter and Commando Carrier - is due to arrive into the city of Liverpool on 14 February for a 5-day visit.

'Lusty', as she is affectionately known to her crew, is due to berth at around 2pm in the city's cruise liner terminal.

As part of her visit, Illustrious will welcome members of the public onboard, free of charge, over the weekend. Visitors will be able to go onboard from 10am - 4pm on Saturday, 16 February, with the last visitors boarding by 3pm. The cruise liner terminal will be open to the public during the weekend.

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