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  • Short Summary

    A Canadian naval destroyer is launched from a shipyard in Southampton.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southampton. Canada's first Battleship. H.M. Canadian Navy a destroyer 'Saguenay' launched."

    Southampton.

    Canada's first warship, the destroyer HMCS Saguenay, launched at Thornycroft's yard, Woolston, Hampshire on 11 July 1930. Unidentified woman pulls lever to release bottle of champagne to bless the new ship. The ship is launched and moves down the ways. Various shots on the ship afloat off the shipyard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    715.19
    Media URN:
    6323
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:22:00 / 01:27:12:00
    Canister:
    30/14

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