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1891 - Naming of ROYAL SOVEREIGN & ROYAL ARTHUR

26th February – the Dockyard had special reason for rejoicing from the circumstances that two of the most powerful vessels yet constructed had been built in an incredibly short span of time. They were the Royal Sovereign and the Royal Arthur. The christening ceremony was performed by HM the Queen in the most happiest of occasions and in the presence of thousands of people who had travelled to Portsmouth for the occasion.

1891 - Naming of ROYAL SOVEREIGN & ROYAL ARTHUR