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    Item title reads - Blyth.

    Northumberland.

    Men from shipyards at Blyth are in work again after Admiralty orders series of coast defence vessels and H.M.S. Falconet is launched.

    M/S of men walking up to a window and getting paid. M/S of them looking at their money and smiling. M/S of H.M.S Falconet waiting to be launched. M/S of dignitaries on the platform. C/U of the workers watching. Mrs Sissmore, wife of the Admiralty's Commander Sissmore, smashes the bottle of champagne against the side and it glides into the river. Various shots as people cheer and wave, and the the workers wave their hats.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    18415
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    991.39
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:07:00 / 01:36:41:00
    Canister:
    38/98
    Sort Number:
    38/098
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The launching seen here took place on 5 December 1938.

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