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FROM: Royal Wedding Special, 16 May 2018

Royal wedding special

Honeymoon ahoy!

East End’s pride: Crowds pack the riverside at Shadwell...
... and the royal couple on their way to Britannia
Bon voyage: The honeymooners on their way to join the Royal Yacht Britannia...
... waved constantly as the yacht progressed down the Thames...
... through Tower Bridge, to a chorus of siren steam from fellow ships

Rose petals and booming sirens on three-hour send off down the Thames


HONEYMOON-BOUND down the Thames last night, Britannia answered the shore stations’ customary inquiry ‘Whither bound’ with the jaunty signal of British seadogs of old: ‘Destination unknown — high seas.’