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    Item title reads - Britain's second atom submarine.

    'Valiant' launched in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

    Various shots of all-British Nuclear submarine 'Valiant' on the slipway. M/S submarine on the stocks ready for launching. M/S cranes and shipyard. M/S's showing the first unit of the third nuclear submarine already being built. M/S 'Valiant' on the slipway. M/S Mrs Peter Thorneycroft, wife of the Minister of Defence, on launching platform. L/S workmen standing on the deck of the submarine. M/S Mrs Thorneycroft pulling lever to launch the submarine, the bottle hits the bow. The 'Valiant' moves slowly down the slipway and enters the water. M/S crowd on launching platform cheering. L/S of the 'Valiant' in the water. C/U of chains dragging behind. M/S 'Valiant'. M/S crowds waving. L/S 'Valiant' in water with crew on deck.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    54968
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1780.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:32:00 / 02:00:38:00
    Canister:
    63/98
    Sort Number:
    63/098
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Cumbria sub Barrow Defence British Defence British Nuclear Submarines
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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