Queen's Barge Leads Flotilla Of 1,000 Boats As Part Of Diamond Jubilee

Under rainy skies that challenged a wave of popular acclaim for a monarch marking 60 years on the throne, a flotilla of 1,000 boats set off Sunday down the Thames in an extravagant royal pageant of a kind last seen 350 years ago during the reign of Charles II.

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    06/3/2012 - 4:55 pm | View Link
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    06/2/2012 - 9:50 pm | View Link
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    06/2/2012 - 3:25 pm | View Link
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    Up to 20,000 people aboard 1,000 boats, big and small, sailed up the river to celebrate the diamond jubilee ... at the heart of the flotilla, which involved tugs, steamers, pleasure cruisers, dragon boats and kayaks. As her royal barge, decorated with ...
    06/2/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    The Diamond Jubilee ... and dragon boats. The second section includes craft carrying the flags of Commonwealth nations, realms and territories. Next will be the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh in their magnificent gilded royal barge.
    01/18/2012 - 1:02 pm | View Link
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