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Rosyth, SCOTLAND - JULY 03: First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond... News PhotoAircraft Carrier,Alex Salmond,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Bestof,British Royalty,Edinburgh - Scotland,Elizabeth II,Father,Human Interest,Large,New,Queen - Royal Person,Royal Navy,Royalty,Scotland,Topics,Topix,UK,Variation,Vertical,Warship,Weight ScalePhotographer Collection: Getty Images Entertainment 2014 Getty ImagesRosyth, SCOTLAND - JULY 03: First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond with his father Robert after the Queen Elizabeth II officially named the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth July 4, 2014 in Rosyth, Scotland.HMS Queen Elizabeth is the largest warship ever built in the UK weighing 65,000-tonnes, six shipyards around the UK have been involved in building various parts of the carrier. The ship is capable of carrying up to forty aircraft, is scheduled to be launched later this summer, and to commission in early 2017, with full operational capability from 2020. (Photo by Chris Watt/Getty Images)