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  • Description

    Full title reads: "FOR AUSTRALIAN NAVY - H.M.S. "Sydney" launched at Wallsend."

    Wallsend-on-Tyne, Northumberland.

    Crowds around 'Sydney' just before its launching. Mrs Bruce, wife of the Australian High Commissioner in London is to launch the cruiser. A bottle of Champaign breaks against the ship and the ship starts moving backwards. Crowds looking on - it is not possible to see Mrs Bruce - only a big bunch of flowers indicates that she is there. The new ship slides and plunges into water. Crowds cheer.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    8999
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    797.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:38:00 / 01:33:47:00
    Canister:
    34/78
    Sort Number:
    34/078
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
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    Alexander Millar
  • Stills

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

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