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  • Short Summary

    A new liner, the "Duchess of Bedford" is launched on the Clyde by Mrs Baldwin.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "20,000 ton Liner launched - The "Duchess of Bedford"... second of the four liners to be built on the Clyde for C.P.R. christened and launched by Mrs. Baldwin."

    Glasgow, Scotland.

    M/S of Mrs Baldwin, wife of the then Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin, surrounded by people; L/S of the group standing in the launching enclosure / box as Mrs Baldwin prepares to snip through a ribbon with some scissors - we do not get to see the actual 'snip'!

    L/Ss showing the huge bow of the Liner ship moving away from the launch box; the ship moving down the shipyard ramp and into the water; the ship being pulled into position by two tugs on the River Clyde.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    714.15
    Media URN:
    33659
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:29:00 / 01:18:37:00
    Canister:
    G 1471

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