Corvette HMS 'pink' Launched 1942

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    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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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    60463
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1689.06
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    Black & White
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    00:01:12:00
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    01:18:35:00 / 01:19:47:00
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    UN 301 E
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    UN 301 E
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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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