Religious Ceremony at Launches

By D. Bonner-Smith, published February 1949

Abstract

Prior to October 1874 it was not the custom to hold a religious ceremony at the launching of the monarchs ships. This article details the evolution of a suitable ceremony, following a request in Parliament by Edward James Reed, MP for Pembroke.

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Miscellaneous

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