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  • Short Summary

    New Corvette HMS 'Pink' launched in British port.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear.

    Various shots of the official launching of a corvette of the Flower Class, HMS Pink, at British port. Woman breaks bottle against the bow, ship slides into water, dignitaries posing after the launching.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1689.06
    Media URN:
    60463
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:35:00 / 01:19:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 301 E

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Location Unknown / Unclear" - the location is the Henry Robb Shipyard in Leith.

    The date of the launch was 16 February 1942.

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