Princess Elizabeth launches battleship the "Vanguard".
Item title reads - Britain's greatest battleship launched.
Location of events unknown, somewhere in the north of England.
C/U Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham at the launching of the "Vanguard". L/S cranes in the shipyard. L/S of the Princess's own Royal Standard flying above large crowd. M/S looking up at the bows of "Vanguard". M/S as the christening bottle crashes against the side of the ship. M/S of the ship sliding down the slipway. Various shots of the Princess. M/S hawsers lashing against the ground as they hold the battleship on her launching. M/S of the Princess and another lady.