• Short Summary

    Britain's record-size flying boat, meant for commercial use, the Saunders-Roe SR.45 Princess, launched at Cowes on the Isle of Wight

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Britain's Giant Flying Boat Launched

    ENGLAND: Isle of Wight: Cowes:
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    AEROPLANES ENGLISH. "Princess" flying-boat launched at Cowes. shots in water 1/2 way. finished at night and shots in water next day. with Queen Mary steaming past in background

    COWES "Princess" Flying-boat launched.. shots of and small one-jet flying-boat.. let into water 1/2-way. finished launching during night and shots next day moored as Queen Mary is seen in background passing by

    FLYING BOATS "Princess" launched at Cowes. let down 1/2-way into water. finish launching during night.. shots next day moored in sea.. shots Queen Mary passes by in background.. Shots of Princess and smaller one jet flying boat

    THE PRINCESS - FLYING BOAT Completed Princess launched.. shots of and also small one jet flying-boat. shots launching ???? way into water at Cowes Planes signed over to Test Pilot, Tyson.. into sea during night and shots of next day as Queen Mary passes by in B.G.

    QUEEN MARY Ship Shots of her in background off Cowes as she passes by the newly-launched "Princess" flying-boat

    Aviation; Ceremonies - Launchings, seaplane, flying boat, seaplane launch
    Background: Britain's record-size flying boat, meant for commercial use, the Saunders-Roe SR.45 Princess, launched at Cowes on the Isle of Wight

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    Film ID:
    VLVABR3UUZQ1EQVA8G6RWOA8OZM7T
    Media URN:
    VLVABR3UUZQ1EQVA8G6RWOA8OZM7T
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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