• Short Summary

    The massive American aircraft carrier USS Forrestal is launched in Virginia.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Title reads: "News of National Defense". American voiceovered newsreel material.
    Title reads: "US Christens The Forrestal, Super-Flattop".

    Newport News, Virginia, United States of America (USA).

    AV American supercarrier 'Forrestal' - the biggest and costliest warship yet built - in dry dock. Ground to airship. AV aircraft carrier. Various shots of the christening ceremony by Mrs James Forrestal, wife of the late Defence Secretary. MS Tugs towing ship. VS USS "Forrestal".

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2660.09
    Media URN:
    79096
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:35:00 / 01:14:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 2702 H

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