• Short Summary

    Ocean liner, 'Orcades', is launched at Barrow-in-Furness.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Launch of the Orcades at Barrow-in-Furness".

    Cumbria.

    Various shots of launch of ocean liner, 'Orcades', at Vickers Armstrong Naval Construction Works. She is a sister ship to the 'Orion'. We see the ship move down slip way into the sea. During the launch, a small wooden pier is smashed to smithereens by hull of 'Orcades'.

    Note: no sound track between 01:30:54 - 01:31:12. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    899.15
    Media URN:
    13238
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:35:00 / 01:31:27:00
    Canister:
    36/97

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