The highest point of the ship that visitors have ever been able to reach, the poop deck is now accessible to the public. From here you can see into the working naval base and direct comparisons are possible between the Type 45s, the First World War veteran HMS M.33 or the new supercarriers. Some of the buildings date back to 1805 and would have been much like Nelson would have seen. Visitors can also see why Portsmouth was (and remains) such a significant harbour. Dry docks can be identified and the role of building and repair highlighted. From the Poop Deck, visitors can look into the naval base where direct comparisons will be possible between the Type 45s, the First World War veteran HMS M.33 or the new supercarriers.
The Poop Deck
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