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    Prince Philip visits industrial area of Tyneside.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, visits industrial Tyneside.

    MS as Duke's train arrives at Central Station, Newcastle, and he is received by Duke of Northumberland, he also greets Lord Mayor Alderman Telford, and Mayoress. Various shots Tyneside cranes in yard of Hawthorn Leslie's Hebburn Shipyard. Various shots of workmen. The Duke arrives at landing stage of Hawthorn in launch of Tyne Improvement Commission. Various shots of Duke on a brief tour of shipyard walking past workmen, he sees various stages of plate fabrication.

    Various shots of Duke talking to employees of long service. Various shots river. Various shots of Duke's launch passing ships, one of which is 'British Endeavour'. MS as Duke lands at Wallsend Ferry, landing for Swan Hunter's yard. Various shots of workmen. Various shots of Duke walking around Swan Hunter's Yard past workmen, he sees flame planning, mechanical planning, welding etc. Various shots Duke in Wallsend slipway and engineering company where he sees engine components, machine and oil burning fronts as fitted in royal yacht.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:46:00 / 01:55:36:00
    UN 3027 A

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