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    Barrow-in-Furness, England: GV Aircraft carrier 'HERMES' on slips. Close Angle V 'HERMES' GTV Mrs. Churchill arriving. SV Mrs. Churchill towards. GTV Scene of disaster when steel stand collapsed. SV Pan Ditto. (no casualties) SV Mrs. Churchill on launching platform. SCU Mrs. Churchill comes forward to mike and speaks:-(Nat.sd.) GV Ship away down launching ramp. SV Side of ship as she slides into water. LV Ship into water. CU Workmen watching. GV Ship from bow.



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    SCU Mrs. Churchill speaks:-



    "I name this ship Hermes, may God bless her and 11 who serve in her."



    Navy - Ceremonial; Personalities - Relatives; Clementine Ogilvy Hozier (1885-1977) Baroness Spencer-Churchill; Ceremonies - Launchings; Great Britain




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    HAWKINS, SOMERS.
    Barrow in Furness

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    Film ID:
    VLVA71KYE11GCP1SONUPPPNX8E1NN
    Media URN:
    VLVA71KYE11GCP1SONUPPPNX8E1NN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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