• Short Summary

    British Navy battleship keels laid at Walker and Birkenhead - narrator talks about armaments race.

    [Navy - Active; Munitions and Armaments; Ships and Boats]

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Two for Navy: Treaty Ends, Race Begins

    ENGLAND: Newcastle upon Tyne: Walker:
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    Various of keels of two battleships laid in shipyard, men standing on keel

    Merseyside: Birkenhead:
    Keel of battleship 'Prince of Wales' laid in shipyard / Mayor of Birkenhead and other dignitaries looking on / Hydraulic rivetting machine hoisted into position / Various of ceremony of driving first rivet into battleship keel / Sign reading 'MS Prince of Wales keel laid Jan 1st 1937' / Diginitaries down steps, shaking hands and chatting (not heard) / Various of battleship broken up for scrap / Workers on scaffolding painting warship / Various of British Navy battleship at sea
    Background: British Navy battleship keels laid at Walker and Birkenhead - narrator talks about armaments race.

    [Navy - Active; Munitions and Armaments; Ships and Boats]

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7ASUVTJQ4XMKTJVRDYHTQ99O1
    Media URN:
    VLVA7ASUVTJQ4XMKTJVRDYHTQ99O1
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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