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  • Short Summary

    The men of Armstrong's Yard prepare the carrier Hermes for her launching ceremony.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Elswick - A Unique Ship - H.M.S. Hermes, the first warship expressly designed as a seaplane carrier launched at Armstrong's Naval Yard"

    Armstong's Naval Yard, Elswick, Newcastle.

    LS Ship on stocks. LS Pulling stocks away. LS Launching ceremony for HMS Hermes. LS Ship leaving slipway. VS. Of the ceremony and of ship after launching.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    198.02
    Media URN:
    30084
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1919
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:55:00 / 01:04:23:00
    Canister:
    G 598

Comments (1)

  1. Almigar says

    HMS Hermes,
    Built at Elswick, Lancashire?
    I don\'t think so!

    It was built at Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne

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