Prince George of Cambridge

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends a Princess Cruises ship naming ceremony at Ocean Terminal, Southampton. She was pregnant at the time with her first son, the future Prince of Cambridge. As the ships 'Godmother' she named it the 'Royal Princess'. The official ceremony involved a blessing, the celebratory tradition of smashing a bottle over the hull of the ship and a performance by the Royal Marines Band and the pipers of the Irish Guards.

See our biography of Prince George of Cornwall and Cambridge