Saturday 30 October 2021

The RRS Sir David Attenborough, Greenwich, South East London

Moored in Greenwich ready for its maiden voyage, the RRS Sir David Attenborough is billed as one of the most advanced polar research vessels in the world. It was due to depart the UK on 17 November. The 129 metre ship was commissioned by the National Environment Research Council and built by Cammell Laird for operation by British Antarctic Survey.  It has a crew of 30.