Mrs Wilson Launches 'warspite' 1965

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    Mrs Harold Wilson launches 'Warspite', Britain's third atomic submarine at Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

    M/S's crowds walking towards camera under umbrellas to attend the launching of 'Warspite'. Various shots of the submarine on the slipway. C/U water running off the hull. M/S officials arriving for the launching. M/S submarine. M/S Mrs Wilson arriving and being presented with bouquet. C/U Mrs Wilson. C/U Sea Cadet. M/S as Mayor arrives and takes off plastic mac. M/S 'Warspite' on the slipway. M/S people with umbrellas. M/S Mrs Wilson and officials on the launching platform. C/U of the bottle of Commonwealth wine. L/S as Mrs. Wilson pulls a lever and the bottle smashes on the hull of Warspite. C/U dock worker. M/S 'Warspite' sliding down slipway into the water.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    55842
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1818.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:18:00 / 01:47:26:00
    Canister:
    65/79
    Sort Number:
    65/079
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    Cumbria
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