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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.
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
Barrow in Furness
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