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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the launch of the 'Collingwood'.

  • Description

    Launch Of HMS Collingwood, South Yard Devonport Dockyard

    7 November 1908

    CU of ship's hull moving past; to left. Moves on away into water;w/ GV harbour & other boats in bg. Anchors are dropped. Top of ship w/ union jack visible as it moves farther. A few small boats pass in fg.

    HMS Collingwood was a St Vincent class dreadnought battleship. She was launched by Mrs Asquith, wife of the PM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2332.50
    Media URN:
    74956
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1908
    Sound:
    mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:25:00 / 01:57:01:00
    Canister:
    ON 201 J

Comments (1)

  1. hmscollingwood says

    With respect, your 'Union Jack' prow flag looks more like a 'Kingdom of England' flag. 'Flag of England' or 'St George's Cross'. Red cross on a white background. Perhaps a pre-commissioning flag? Or, the definition is extremely poor.

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