Best photos as Princess Anne helps mark a 50th anniversary Hovercraft celebration at Daedalus

Guests turned out in force to welcome the Princess Royal to Lee-on-the-Solent for a 50th anniversary celebration.

Thursday, 27th June 2019, 2:45 pm
Updated Friday, 5th July 2019, 1:46 pm
Princess Anne meeting and greeting staff of the Hovercraft Museum. Picture: Habibur Rahman.

Princess Anne visited the Hovercraft Museum at Daedalus to mark 50 years since the naming of the SR.N4 hovercraft dedicated to her. More than 140 people gathered around the slipway to welcome Her Royal Highness, including volunteers at the museum, hovercraft crew and borough and county councillors. Images taken by Habibur Rahman/The News and Steve Reid/Blitz Photography.

 

Princess Anne watching the hovercraft leave. Picture: Habibur Rahman.

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Walking through the passenger seating onboard the SRN 4 Princess Anne. Picture: Steve Reid Blitz Photography
Princess Anne taking a tour around the hovercraft. Picture: Habibur Rahman.
Princess Anne taking a tour of the museum and greeting staff. Picture: Habibur Rahman.
The Princess Royal Visiting the National Hovercraft Museum in Lee-on-the-Solent. Picture: Steve Reid Blitz Photography
The Princess Royal visiting the National Hovercraft Museum in Lee-on-the-Solent. Meeting Hover Travel staff infant of the 1200TD Hovercraft. Picture: Steve Reid Blitz Photography
The Princess Royal Visiting the National Hovercraft Museum in Lee-on-the-Solent. Picture: Steve Reid Blitz Photography
Princess Anne taking a tour around the hovercraft. Picture: Habibur Rahman.
Princess Anne watching a demonstration of the Hovercraft leaving the shore on Lee-on-Solent. Picture: Habibur Rahman.