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  • Short Summary

    A huge ship, HMS Sussex, is launched at Newcastle.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "H.M.S. Sussex - Tenth of new 10,000 ton County Class launched from Hawthorn, Leslie's famous yard."

    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    High angle L/S panning across a huge crowd of people in a shipyard to the huge hull of a ship; whoever is launching the ship is just visible at the base. The hull moves slowly down the ramp and out onto the water. Various shots of HMS Sussex moving onto the River Tyne; some of this footage is decomposing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    718.05
    Media URN:
    33720
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:04:00 / 01:05:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1480

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