• Short Summary

    New ship 'Mobile' is launched at Newport, Virginia.

  • Description

    Titles read: "33-SECOND LAUNCHING" (Dublin issue).

    Newport, Virginia, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of a ship being launched. Men work beneath the ship to let out sand that supports the hull, and then knock away the chocks. A lady standing on a platform smashes a bottle against the ship to christen it 'Mobile' and the vessel slides slowly down the ramp and into the sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1330.09
    Media URN:
    43918
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:21:00 / 01:25:03:00
    Canister:
    42/47 (Dublin)

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