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Coronation farewell to QE2

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The Queen will mark 55 years since her coronation by waving off the luxury cruise ship that shares her name.

She launched the QE2 in 1967 and she is travelling to Southampton on Monday to pay her final visit.

This footage is from the launch of the ship

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