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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork.

    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 of the crowd. The launching party go back from the podium. Views of the ship before and during the launch from another angle.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:49:00
    UN 55 O
    Sort Number:
    UN 0055 O
  • Appears in...

    Trade & Industry
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    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.......

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

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

  2. British Pathé says

    Amazing - thanks very much for the help. Looks like quite a nice ship.

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