Queen Victoria arrives at

Granton Harbour

1842

Queen Victoria departs Granton Harbour on the ''Trident'

15 September 1842

Queen Victoria departs Granton Harbour on the 'Trident' on 15 September 1842

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Buccleuch Estates and to Argyll Publishing

 

Granton Harbour

Queen Victoria arrives

1 September 1842

On 1 September 1842, Queen Victoria arrived at Granton Harbour on board the Royal Yacht, 'Royal George'

'Royal George'

  Queen Victoria arrives at Granton Harbour on the Royal Yacht 'Royal George' on 1 September 1842

An elaborate system of signals had been devised to let the Magistrates and citizens of Edinburgh know when she had arrived, but these signals did not work and as a result, there was confusion in the streets of Edinburgh when it was realised that she had arrived sooner than expected.

Streets of Edinburgh

  Queen Victoria's arrival at Granton Harbour, earlier than expected, caught the Magistrates and citizens of Edinburgh by surprise.  The result was confusion in the streets of Edinburgh

Queen Victoria departs

15 September 1842

Queen Victoria departed from Granton Harbour on board the 'Trident', two weeks later, on 15 September 1842.

'Trident'

  Queen Victoria departs Granton Harbour on the 'Trident' on 15 September 1842

 

 

Granton

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