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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Barrow-in-Furness.

    Shots of a large ship - Strathaird - in a ship building yard. Shots of men working. Shots of the propellor.

    Unidentified people walk onto a platform to launch the ship. A woman releases the bottle of champagne against the bows of the ship and it begins to move off down the slipway. People raise their hats in a cheer.

    Views of the ship as she slides into the water.

    People at the launching ceremony look at the ship.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    58137
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    522.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:06:00 / 01:20:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 59 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 0059 D
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    Categories
    Trade & Industry
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The launching seen here took place on 18 July 1931. Fitting out work then took place, which was complete on 10 January 1932.

    The location here is Barrow-in-Furness.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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