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RMS St Helena makes farewell visit to UK

The ship which once linked the South Coast to one of the remotest places on Earth is making a farewell visit to the UK.

The RMS St Helena - the last true Royal Mail Ship - is due to leave service later this year when flights begin to the island she is named after.

She sailed up the Thames today at the end of a 4,000 mile voyage from the South Atlantic. Aboard was Captain Andrew Greentree from Southampton who joined the ship as a cadet. Richard Jones reports.