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Queen Elizabeth names Cunard's cruise ship in Southampton

The Queen has officially named Cunard's new Queen Elizabeth cruise ship in the port of Southampton.

The ship will leave on her maiden voyage to the Canary Islands on Tuesday, a trip that was fully booked less than 30 minutes after going on sale.

The Italian-built, 92,000-tonne, 964ft (294m) long vessel arrived in the Southampton on Friday 8 July.

  • 11 Oct 2010
  • From the section UK
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