• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth launches ship British Princess at Sunderland + HMS Vanguard at Clydebank.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Down to the sea".

    Shipbuilding yard, Sunderland.

    M/S of Princess Elizabeth giving speech from launching platform and smashing bottle of champagne against hull of new ship, British Princess. Various shots of ship sliding down slipway. Various L/Ss of ship onto River Wear. Princess Elizabeth watches from platform with dignitaries.

    John Brown's shipbuilding yard, Clydebank, Scotland.

    Various shots of newly fitted out battleship HMS Vanguard being guided down River Clyde by tug boats.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1380.29
    Media URN:
    45175
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:29:00 / 01:51:59:00
    Canister:
    46/36

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