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Queen unveils new Cutty Sark

After surviving the roughest seas and a devastating fire, a restored Cutty Sark has been unveiled by the Queen after a £50 million restoration project.

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'People have invested love in this ship'

The Cutty Sark has been reopened five years after it was hit by a devastating fire:

"We have a ship fit for the Queen and we're very proud Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh have come to open the site.

"Fifty-five years on from when she first came, it's a very different experience, offering a light environment in the Cutty Sark's new elevated position.

"People have invested love in this ship to put it back together again."

– Richard Doughty, director of the Cutty Sark Trust

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