• Short Summary

    New American aircraft carrier 'Constellation' joins the fleet.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Carrier Constellation Joins the Navy'.

    Various shots of the new American aircraft carrier "Constellation" alongside dock. Various shots in 'ships hangar' where the ceremony of joining the new carrier to the US Navy is performed. Various flashback shots to Dec 19th 1960 when during construction a disastrous fire happened killing 50 men and delaying completion of the works for 7 months. New carrier.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 30/10/1961.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2609.11
    Media URN:
    70152
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:40:00 / 01:29:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 3562 C

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