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DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE ATTENDED RRS SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH NAMING CEREMONY

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attended the naming ceremony for The RSS Sir David Attenborough on September 26, 2019 in Birkenhead, England.

Public voted for ship to be called ‘Boaty McBoatface’, but organisers opted for the RRS Sir David Attenborough in honor of the famous BBC broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

‘Boaty McBoatface’ will be used as the name of a small submarine kept on board. 

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General view of the The RSS Sir David Attenborough.

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The Duke and The Duchess arrived at the event.

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The Duchess of Cambridge receives flowers from children dressed as penguins.

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Sir David Attenborough.

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Sir David Attenborough gave a speech.

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.



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The Duchess also gave a speech in which she said:  ‘It gives me great pleasure to name this ship Sir David Attenborough and may God bless her and all those who sail in her.’

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The Duchess pressed a button to release a bottle of champagne, which smashed on the hull to give the ship its official name.

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Next,The Duke, The Duchess and Sir David Attenboroughthey toured the ship and met its crew.

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Sir David Attenborough.

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RRS Sir David Attenborough is a research vessel owned by the Natural Environment Research Council, to be operated by the British Antarctic Survey for the purposes of both research and logistic support. In this, the ship is intended to replace a pair of existing vessels, RRS James Clark Ross and RRS Ernest Shackleton.

RRS Sir David Attenborough


Duchess of Cambridge Outfit Details

The Duchess wore Alexander McQueen Utility Coat Dress and her Emmy London ‘Josie’ pumps.

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The Duchess carried a new handbag, the Asprey 1781 Pochette. 

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She completed the look with the Empress earrings from Mappin and Webb. 

Via What Kate Wore.



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