20 January 2010

His Majesty the King



On this day in 1936, King George V died at Sandringham House. Three years earlier he had dedicated a dry dock named in his honor in Southampton where his wife's namesake, the R.M.S. Queen Mary, would find a home after her 1934 launch, for which he also was present.


Source:
New York Times
http://www.thamesweb.co.uk

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