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The Launch of the Queen Mary – Clydebank, 26 September 1934

Posted on September 25th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

On 26 September 1934, RMS Queen Mary (aka ‘Hull Number 534′) was launched on the River Clyde by HM the Queen Mary.. The newspapers report that 250,000 people turned up to watch the launch, which took place at a rainy John Brown Shipyard in Clydebank. To mark the historic day, here are some photos of the ship’s […]