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UK royals give Boaty McBoatface polar ship its official name

Reuters Thursday, 26 September 2019
Prince William and his wife Kate formally named a new British polar research ship "Sir David Attenborough" on Thursday, a more dignified title than the public's choice of "Boaty McBoatface".
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News video: William and Kate join Sir David Attenborough as ship named after naturalist

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have joined Sir David Attenborough for the official naming of a polar research ship the public voted to call Boaty McBoatface. The ship was officially named the RRS Sir David Attenborough, chosen after the public selection was vetoed, at a ceremony at the Cammell...

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