• Short Summary

    8 corvettes and minesweepers are launched in one day during Canada's ship building effort.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Canada's ship building programme. Exclusive pictures.

    8 corvettes and minesweepers are launched in one day.

    M/S of the warships, M/S as a clergyman blesses one. C/U of the name 'Calgary' and an official's wife who is ready to launch it. Various shots of the names 'Redericton', 'Transcona', 'Trois-Riviera', 'Brockville' and 'Esquimalt' and the ladies who will be launching them. M/S as one lady cuts the ribbon and the bottle smashes against the side. Various shots as it slides into the water whilst the crowds watch. Good front shot as it splashes down. M/S of one of the ships.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1135.15
    Media URN:
    39489
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:30:00 / 01:19:30:00
    Canister:
    41/94

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