Corvette HMS 'pink' Launched 1942

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Location Unknown / Unclear.

Various shots of the official launching of a corvette of the Flower Class, HMS Pink, at British port. Woman breaks bottle against the bow, ship slides into water, dignitaries posing after the launching.

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
60463
Sort Number:
UN 301 E
Time in/Out:
01:18:35:00 / 01:19:47:00
Canister:
UN 301 E
Film ID:
1689.06
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  • "Location Unknown / Unclear" - the location is the Henry Robb Shipyard in Leith.

    The date of the launch was 16 February 1942.

    jamied 13th Dec 2012

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