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King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and young Princess Elizabeth on the Guildhall steps in May 1937

King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and young Princess Elizabeth on the Guildhall steps in May 1937

Navy Week 1937

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The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, Councillor Frederick Spickernell, welcomes King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, together with the young Princess Elizabeth, to Portsmouth on May 19, 1937.

The royal party was visiting the city before embarking aboard the Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert to review the ships at Spithead to mark the coronation.

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