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  • Description

    Title reads: "QUEEN NAMES GIANT TANKER".

    Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria (formerly Lancashire).

    L/S new fuel tanker "British Admiral" on the stocks ready for launching. L/S bridge. Panning shot deck of tanker. L/S rudder and screw. L/S side of the tanker with man standing in foreground. Panning L/S painters at work on the hull. C/U ditto.

    L/S Queen Elizabeth II arriving. M/S people watching. L/S Queen being introduced to people who built the tanker. M/S ditto. L/S group of men knocking stocks away. Panning shot Queen walking up staircase to launching platform. L/S ditto. L/S mass crowd. Various C/Us of the workmen. Natural sound of Queen's launching speech. M/S Queen stepping forward to pull lever to launch the tanker.

    The tanker moves down the slip and goes past the camera. She goes into the water, dragging chains behind her. L/S empty stocks. L/S tanker.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    55419
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1802.35
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:03:00 / 01:56:12:00
    Canister:
    65/24
    Sort Number:
    65/024
  • Stills

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

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