The Queen visits Greenwich, 25 April 2012

The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, named the new Royal Row Barge 'Gloriana', re-opened Cutty Sark Gardens and the Cutty Sark and opened an exhibition at the National Maritime Museum.

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  1. The Queen bestowed the status of Royal Borough on Greenwich in February 2012 to mark the Diamond Jubilee
  2. 'Gloriana' will lead the flotilla of over 1000 boats at the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on Sunday 3 June
  3. Her Majesty re-opened the Cutty Sark five years after the ship was gutted by fire. The Queen first opened the 19th Century tea clipper - the world's oldest - to the public in 1957
  4. After visiting the Cutty Sark The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, opened the "Royal River: Power, Pageantry and the Thames" exhibition at the National Maritime Museum before having lunch at the Queen's House
  5. The Queen first visited the National Maritime Museum with her parents, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and grandmother, Queen Mary, for its opening in 1937
  6. For more information about the Cutty Sark and National Maritime Museum visit rmg.co.uk

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