Their Majesties tour North East England where King launches Britain's first battleship since 1925.
SLATE INFORMATION: The King Launches H.M.S 'King George V'
General view King's car thru' crowd / view of crowd / King & Queen shake hands in Vickers-Armstrong Elswick Works / Queen looking at gun-barrels / workman looking on / King & Queen looking at gun-barrels.
General view exterior of Newcastle General Hospital / King & Queen arrive at hospital / Queen talking pan to King / kids on balcony waving / King & Queen walks towards / Queen into hospital / Queen talking to child in bed / King George V in Vickers-Armstrong Yard / view of crowd / bow of ship / King & Queen arrive on launching platform / chocks being knocked away / King speaks & launches ship.
Ship down slipway / King salutes and Queen.
King names battleship "King George V".
Navy - Ceremonial; Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain, the Queen Mother (1900- ), Ceremonies - Launchings
Background: Their Majesties tour North East England where King launches Britain's first battleship since 1925.