Launch Of Liner "Stratheden" 1937

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Vickers dockyard, Barrow-in-Furness.

Various shots of the P&O Passenger Liner 'Stratheden' before launch. Duchess of Buccleuch and others walk up to launching podium. The ship is launched. The ship goes down the slipway into the water. Shot...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
58062
Sort Number:
UN 0055 O
Time in/Out:
01:00:01:00 / 01:02:49:00
Canister:
UN 55 O
Film ID:
516.01
Issue Date:

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  • This clip shows the launch of the P&O Passenger Liner "Stratheden" on 10 June 1937. (The clip's current date of 1931 needs changing). Date confirmed here.......

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/11071088

    The location is the Vickers dockyard at Barrow-in-Furness.

    The lady in the hat at the start is the Duchess of Buccleuch.

    jamied 10th May 2012
  • Amazing - thanks very much for the help. Looks like quite a nice ship.

    British Pathé 21st Jun 2012

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