500 year-old shipyard, home of Royal Navy, to shut

Associated Press
500 year-old shipyard, home of Royal Navy, to shut

A general view of Unicorn Gate at HMS Nelson Portsmouth, England, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, home to BAE Systems who are to axe jobs across its naval ships business and end shipbuilding at one of the country's most historic yards, in Portsmouth. British politicians are expressing alarm over the possibility that hundreds of jobs could be cut at three shipyards. Defense contractor BAE has been studying the fate of shipyards at Portsmouth in England and Govan and Scotstoun in Scotland. The company did not comment on reports it would stop shipbuilding at Portsmouth and cut jobs at the other two. (AP Photo/Andrew Matthews, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

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