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    Full title reads: "Wallsend. Princess Launches Britain's Biggest Tanker".

    Wallsend-on-Tyne, Northumberland. Princess Margaret launches the massive tanker 'Velutina' for use by Shell.

    MV Princess Margaret on launching platform with JW Elliot and Fred Godber. CU Bows of ship - 'Velutina'. SV Workmen knocking away chocks. SV Man striking chocks with hammer, pan down to hammer. SV Chocks being knocked way. MV Men greasing slipway. CU Pan two shipyard workers greasing slipway. SV Stern of ship. CU Crew of ship. SV Princess on launching platform, pulls lever to launch ship, pan to bottle striking ship. CU Away from camera, bows of ship moving down slipway. CU Workmen waving. SV From river, ship sliding into water CU Princess standing on launching platform.

    (Lav.) (Orig. M.) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    47661
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1462.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:15:00 / 01:01:16:00
    Canister:
    50/29
    Sort Number:
    50/029
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    boat's launch Princess Margaret
  • Stills

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

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