• Short Summary

    Amazing shots of enormous aircraft carrier 'Independence' passing under the Brooklyn Bridge.

  • Description

    Titles read: "USA - BIGGEST AIRCRAFT CARRIER GOES TO SEA".

    New York, United States of America.

    General view panning along the deck of the USS Independence with skyline of New York in the background. Shots of men on deck and a sign on the ship reading "Independence".

    General view looking towards Brooklyn Bridge with tugs pulling the carrier along. The Independence comes under Brooklyn Bridge with the hinged 130 ft. mast lowered to enable the ship to get under the bridge.

    L/S from deck of Statue of Liberty. General view of the Independence sailing up river, now clear of the bridge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1567.33
    Media URN:
    58751
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:16:00 / 01:56:10:00
    Canister:
    59/12

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