The Duchess of Cambridge arrived in a cold, foggy Grimsby more than an hour late but beaming at the hundreds who turned out to see her.
Kate, who wore a Hobbs coat, began her visit at the North East Lincolnshire town's National Fishing Heritage Centre at 12.45pm - her first of three engagements.
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