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How many countries have royal yachts?

26 June 2021

9:00 AM

26 June 2021

9:00 AM

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Does any other country have a royal yacht?

— The Queen of Denmark uses HDMY Dannebrog, a 260ft vessel built in 1932 to replace a paddle steamer of the same name.

— The Dutch royal family own a 50ft 1950s yacht, De Groene Draeck, used only locally.

— King Harald V of Norway has the use of HNoMY Norge, a 264ft vessel originally built for aircraft manufacturer Thomas Sopwith in 1937 and bought by the Norwegian people for their royal family after the second world war.

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