The tourist attraction reported losses of £2.4m due to coronavirus restrictions and has now temporarily closed its doors.
The yacht served as the Royal Yacht of Queen Elizabeth II between 1954 and 1997 before it was retired and is now berthed at the Ocean Terminal in Leith.
These pictures give us a glimpse of the story of this iconic yacht.
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1. Prince Charles and Diana honeymoon on Britannia.
Prince Charles and Diana honeymoon on Britannia. After their Wedding in 1981, the Prince of Wales and his bride flew to Gibraltar where they boarded the Royal Yacht .
2. Drawing Room on the yacht
Royal Yacht Britannia, showing one of the drawing rooms.
3. Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck (pink top) with Princess Sonam Dechen Wangchuck and Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck.
Members of the Royal Family of Bhutan visit the Royal Yacht Britannia. Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck (pink top) with Princess Sonam Dechen Wangchuck and Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck. Ted Tombs shows the family around
Photo: Jayne Emsley
4. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh pose for a group photograph with their guests
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh pose for a group photograph with their guests, the European heads of government, on board the Royal Yacht Britannia, during the European Summit, being held in Edinburgh in December 1992.
Photo: Ian Rutherford