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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the Countess of Shaftesbury launching the HMS Dorsetshire, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

  • Description

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Full titles read: "HMS DORSETSHIRE - last of the Cruisers authorised in 1926... costing £2,250,000... named and launched by the Countess of Shaftesbury."

    Nice M/S of the Countess with elderly official, she drops the bottle of Champagne against the bow of the boat. M/S of the ship sliding down the launch ramp into the sea. L/S's of large crowds of people waving and cheering from the quay.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    776.23
    Media URN:
    35579
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:11:00 / 01:35:11:00
    Canister:
    G 1577

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