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  • Short Summary

    Mrs Hughes launches the Australian naval aircraft number 1 at Hamble, this is the first ceremony of its kind.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Australian naval aircraft Number 1. Launched by Mrs Hughes - the first ceremony of its kind in history of aviation. Hamble.

    M/S of Mrs Hughes taking out a knife and cutting a line, M/S as the bottle of champagne smashes against the side. M/S as the aircraft is pushed down the ramp into the sea, one man falls over on the way down. M/S of the aircraft sailing along the water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    240.35
    Media URN:
    22435
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:29:00 / 01:36:26:00
    Canister:
    G 798

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