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  • Description

    Full title reads: "HMS Nelson. First pictures of world's most powerful battleship, with her many revolutionary ideas in construction - now nearly ready for her trials".

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    Various L/Ss of Royal Navy battleship - HMS Nelson - in dock.

    Intertitle reads: "Note the enormous length of her Forecastle (410 ft of her total length of 702 ft!)".

    More L/Ss of battleship, taken from boat sailing passed docks.

    Intertitle reads: "Her foremast takes the form of a gigantic armoured skyscraper!"

    L/S of control tower of ship, it is covered in scaffolding, pan to show gun turrets and masts.

    Intertitle reads: "May her mighty guns never have to speak in anger!"

    Various panning M/Ss of large guns pointing out from side of ship, there are still ship builders working on deck.

    Cuts start at 01:40:57. More shots of battleship - not too different from cut bit of item.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1926
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    26525
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    662.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:14:00 / 01:43:46:00
    Canister:
    G 1357
    Sort Number:
    G 1357
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    nelson Prince George, Duke of Kent Duke of Kent Crash Tyne Bridge HMS Nelson
  • Stills

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

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