Photos and video: The Coronation Review of The Fleet at Spithead, 1953

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh with officers commanding foreign warships, whom her Majesty received aboard the Royal yacht, the dispatch vessel Surprise, before leaving Portsmouth for the Coronation Naval review at Spithead.

THE Coronation Review of The Fleet at Spithead. On July 14 1953 the newly crowned Queen was piped onboard:

These photographs include snaps of the Queen carrying out the Coronation Review of the Royal Air Force, at RAF Station, Odiham, Hampshire.

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