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Tudor warship Mary Rose remembered in style

Updated 1625 GMT (0025 HKT) March 11, 2014
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Purbrook Bowmen fire a volley of flaming arrows from Southsea Castle as part of a day of events to mark the opening of the Mary Rose Museum on May 30, 2013 in Portsmouth, England. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
The Mary Rose was a warship of the Tudor navy of King Henry VIII. She sank in the Solent on 19 July 1545 during a battle with the French fleet. The king was there to watch the flagship of England's navy sink. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
The wreck of the Mary Rose was rediscovered in 1971 and salvaged in 1982. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Conservators work on the remains of the Mary Rose at the new Mary Rose Museum at Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard on May 16, 2013 in Portsmouth, England. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
A red ensign flag flies on a ship at the location of the sinking of the Mary Rose which is marked by a yellow buoy. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
A cannon recovered from the wreck reminds the visitors of the original role of the warship. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Many items recovered from the wreck of the Mary Rose are exhibited in the new museum. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
The Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard is the new home to warship, and some of the 19,000 artifacts that sank with her. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
The museum opens more than 30 years after the hull of Mary Rose was raised from the Solent in 1982. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Gold coins recovered from the wreck of the Mary Rose are also on display in the new museum. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Conservator Susan Bickerton holds the original ship's bell at the location of it's 16th Century sinking. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Royal Marine Bugler Dave Nevatte plays the Last Post during a wreath laying ceremony. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Able Seaman 1st Class Luke Checkley throws a wreath from the deck of WWII seaplane tender, commemorating those who died when the warship sank in 1545. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Maintenance Coordinator Brian Robinson poses next to a cannon recovered from the wreck. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Actor and longbow expert Robert Hardy talks with Purbrook Bowmen at Southsea Castle as part of a day of events to mark the opening of the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Rear Admiral John Lippiett, right, holds the original bell of the 16th century Tudor warship Mary Rose. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Able Seaman Fiona MacLennan, left, and Able Seaman Megan Ryan attend the opening ceremony aboard HMS Duncan, the latest Type 45 destroyer. Dan Kitwood, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images