Renown Launched 1967

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    Birkenhead, Merseyside.

    GV. HMS Renown, the Royal Navy's second ballistic missile submarine, on the slipway ready to be launched. Angle shot, Union Jack above the bow of submarine, pan down to the bottle on the bow. CU. Bottle on the bow. LV. The submarine on the slipway. CU. Angle shot, naval officer holding small boy. LV. HMS Renown on the slipway. SCU. The two Captains of the new submarine, Commander Kenneth Howard Mills, on the left, and Commander Heath. Submarine is to have two crews and two Captains. SV. Pan an American officer arriving. GV. Pan up mass of crowds. LV. HMS Renown. SV. Workmen standing on the Renown, pan to Mrs Edna Healey, Wife of Defence Secretary, who is about to launch the submarine. SV. Mrs Healey launching submarine, bottle hits the bow. GV. Top shot, masses crowd, pan to the submarine going down slipway. SV. Mrs Healey and others watching from launching platform. GV. Submarine launched.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1967
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    56114
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2021.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:23:00 / 01:22:33:00
    Canister:
    67/18
    Sort Number:
    67/018
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    Science & Technology Religion & Politics War & Revolution
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    Nuclear weapons/explosions
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  • The event took place on 25 February 1967.

    "The two Captains of the new submarine, Commander Kenneth Howard Mills, on the left" - the other is Commander Heath.

    jamied 2nd May 2012
  • Thanks for the info.

    British Pathé 23rd May 2012

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