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Sir David Attenborough Launches “Boaty McBoatface”

Sir David Attenborough has launched the 10,000-tonne vessel of the UK’s newest polar ship – named after him – into the Mersey. The broadcaster pressed the button, sending the hull sliding out from Birkenhead, into the water where building will continue. “Our future will be effected by what people working on this ship will be discovering” he said. It is “the greatest possible honour” to be its namesake. The hull of the £200m research vessel entered the river stern-first, creating a big wave [...]