• Short Summary

    New Greek destroyer 'King George I' is blessed and launched on the River Clyde at Scotstoun.

  • Description

    Titles read "On the Clyde".

    Scotstoun, Glasgow, Scotland.

    Various shots of an Archimandrite of the Greek Orthodox Church conducting a religious service beside a new Greek destroyer ship, the King George I, that was built on the Clyde. The Archimandrite seems to be blessing the ship, then His Excellency, The Greek Minister to Britain launches the vessel. The ship moves down the slipway and into the water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    947.53
    Media URN:
    15887
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:31:00 / 01:46:01:00
    Canister:
    38/19

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