Mayflower The Second Is Launched Aka Mayflower… 1956

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Brixham Harbour, Devon.

GV. People crowded round the Mayflower II (replica of the Pilgrim Fathers' vessel) being prepared for launching. AS. Part of the structure. SV. Line of shipyard workers ready to meet US airman Mr Reis Leming. SV. Mr Reis Leming shaking hands and talking to shipyard...

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
32257
Sort Number:
56/078
Time in/Out:
01:20:09:00 / 01:21:21:00
Canister:
56/78
Film ID:
605.14
Issue Date:
27/09/1956

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