I name this ship Britannia, and I wish success to her and all who sail on her. There was an endless exultation when the young Queen Elizabeth baptised the Royal Yacht “Britannia” on April 16th 1953. The name was kept a secret until this moment.
“I name this ship Britannia, and I wish success to her and all who sail on her.” Der Jubel wollte kein Ende nehmen als die junge Queen Elizabeth am 16.4 1953 der königlichen Yacht den Namen “Britannia” gab. Der Name war bis zur Taufe ein gut gehütetes Geheimnis gewesen.
We couldn’t believe it but Tripadvisor called the Britannia the biggest attraction in GB. Well, well … Anyway, we Bookfayries really enjoyed visiting the Royal Yacht. We read that the Britannia was running smoothly for 44 years and sailed more than one million nautical miles before she came to a rest…
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