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royal yacht Britannia & The World
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No: 17525   Contributor: John Mckirdy   Year: 2011   Manufacturers: John Brown and Company, Clydebank, UK, Unknown   Country: United Kingdom
royal yacht Britannia & The World

Both seen here moored at Leith Docks, Edinburgh on 14/06/11.

Ed.: See picture #5800 also for the Britannia
Picture added on 15 June 2011 at 14:05
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Her Majesty was seen visibly crying at the Decommissioning and the loss of her pride and joy.

Added by Dave Forbes on 29 October 2011.
Mail online report dated 6 January 2012:
"(While) being relocated to a dry dock so that its hull could be repainted . . . the historic vessel started listing by four degrees on the starboard side as they removed the mooring lines at the harbour, in Leith - causing a leak in (a) door seal."

Added by Peter Langsdale on 06 January 2012.
I'm a bit surprised they are not getting her readied and seaworthy for the Diamond Jubilee this year.

Added by Dave Forbes on 07 January 2012.
Yes Dave I agree, it would be lovely to see the old girl in use again.

Added by Andrew Wright on 08 January 2012.
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