• Short Summary

    New Men-O'-War swell US Navy. On anniversary of Pearl Harbour, America launches aircraft carrier 'USS?

  • Description

    7.12.1942
    USA: Massachusetts: Boston: Quincy:
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    Low Angle shot bow of aircraft carrier 'USS Bunker Hill' (CV-17) in slip way.
    LBV breaking bottle over bow of 'Bunker Hill' to launch her
    'Bunker Hill' down slipway.
    GV 'Bunker Hill' into water.

    7.12.1942
    Philadelphia Naval Shipyard:
    Pan down battleship 'New Jersey' (BB62) in slipway.
    Six cameraman lying down shooting up at ship
    Low Angle shot pan down bow of 'New Jersey.'
    LTV Mrs. Charles Edison, wife of Governor Edison of New Jersey, christens ship by breaking bottle on bow
    LV 'New Jersey' down slipway,
    GV 'New Jersey' into water.
    LV 'New Jersey' in water.

    Navy - Ceremonial; Ceremonies - Launchings; United States of America
    Background: New Men-O'-War swell US Navy. On anniversary of Pearl Harbour, America launches aircraft carrier 'USS Bunker Hill' and battleship 'New Jersey' to swell the US Navy.
    B/W footage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAKBNZK8TP3CLRU8M05I5L5YBX
    Media URN:
    VLVAAKBNZK8TP3CLRU8M05I5L5YBX
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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