HMS Prince of Wales is launched by the Princess Royal in Birkenhead on Merseyside.
Merseyside (formerly Lancashire).
Full titles read: "BIRKENHEAD"
M/S of the enormous bow of the enormous bow of the battleship HMS 'Prince of Wales'. L/S of the Princess Royal (Princess Mary) giving a speech and smashing champagne bottle. L/S's of the ship moving down the launch ramp into the River Mersey. L/S's of the crowds cheering.