Page last updated at 11:16 GMT, Monday, 2 June 2008 12:16 UK

Coronation farewell to QE2

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


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific