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Truly a floating palace, complete with the attentive staff, rigid formality, and extravagant luxury that accompanies a royal family, the yacht Britannia once circled the globe visiting over 600 ports from Johannesburg to Antarctica. Built in 1953 under the supervision of the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II and decommissioned in 1997, Britannia kept an even keel throughout four decades -- even as political and social upheavals were erupting all around her. Now join the BBC as they take their cameras below decks -- inside the galleys, machine rooms, royal chambers, and vast dining rooms. Experience voyages past through charming archival footage, learn about the ship's history and technology, and listen to royals like the Duke of Edinburgh reminisce about the ship's heyday. A rare treat for naval buffs and royal watchers alike. ~ Sarah Welsh, Rovi