Western Isles - (Rotters): The 2000+ tonne MV Hellfire Hebridean Prince Ass was chartered by HM the Queen for a bargain basement rate of £20,000 per day - debited from a BP sinking fund.
Its fabulous Libyan livery includes Colonel Gaddafi's personal coat of arms - a V-sign superimposed onto a piece of Pan Am 103 Clipper Maid of the Seas fuselage.
The Bloodyvostock-registered vessel sails under a Swiss Navy flag of convenience previously carried by the MV Vladimir Rasputin.
Officially the BP account bankrolls House of Ratzinger hush-money to gag press reports about BP's $50 million bankrolling of Charles' and Diana's 1981 wedding.
However a recent deal flogging off Harabs to the Qataris finally put paid for the need to dole out any more superfluous bribes to the ranting hoi-polloi.
Commenting on HM's 'austerity voyage' a Palace spokesperson said today its per diem hire rate compares favorably to other ocean-going cruisers such as Brunei's Prince Jefri Archer's 'Tits' ($666,000).
General Sir Mike Jackson is 69.