George VI Opens Maritime Museum 80th Anniversary Thimble

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The National Maritime Museum was opened by King George VI on 27 April 1937. He was joined by his wife, Queen Elizabeth and their eleven year old daughter, Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II). The royals travelled to Greenwich by boat, along the Thames, leaving Westminster Pier in the Admiral’s Barge and were greeted by thousands of local people upon their arrival. The King declared the Maritime Museum open and the family completed a tour of inspection.

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The National Maritime Museum was opened by King George VI on 27 April 1937. He was joined by his wife, Queen Elizabeth and their eleven year old daughter, Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II). The royals travelled to Greenwich by boat, along the Thames, leaving Westminster Pier in the Admiral’s Barge and were greeted by thousands of local people upon their arrival. The King declared the Maritime Museum open and the family completed a tour of inspection.