• Short Summary

    Launching of the Royal Navy warship HMS Manchester.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hebburn-On-Tyne".

    Hebburn-On-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    VS of crowds watching the launching of the Royal Navy warship HMS Manchester by the lady Mayoress of Manchester. She cracks a bottle of wine against the hull and the 'City' class cruiser slides own into the water. The crowds wave as the ship slides away.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be missing item from 37/30 LNER issue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1915.23
    Media URN:
    73226
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:35:00 / 01:27:59:00
    Canister:
    37/30 / UNI GAZ ROLL 17

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The ship was launched on 12 April 1937.

    "Lady Mayoress" is Mrs Toole.

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