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Greenwich's iconic Cutty Sark has attracted record numbers of visitors from home and abroad since re-opening in April last year.
The Queen has been forced to cancel her visit to Canary Wharf after being hospitalised with a stomach bug.
Her majesty was due to take a tour of her own warship, HMS Lancaster which is moored on the edge of the estate, on Tuesday but will not be making any official appointments this week.
A German ship currently moored in Wood Wharf has swapped its wartime history for a future filled with arts, music and events.
The hoardings surrounding the Cutty Sark have come down revealing the refurbished ship for the first time in almost six years.
The project which has cost more than £50million has also raised the historic clipper 12 feet above its dry dock to create a museum space and cafe underneath and help extend the life of the ship.
The world's oldest complete steamship is on track to re-open to the public after being awarded a grant of almost £1million from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The SS Robin, which is moored on a pontoon in the Royal Victoria Dock, will receive £954,500 to enable the final restoration of the historic vessel.