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  • Short Summary

    Launching of HMS Marlboro.

  • Description

    Location Devonport Dockyard

    Launching of HMS Marlborough; 24 October 1912. Opens with very low shot of hull moving down the building way into the water; away from camera. Side of ship (bottom part) going by. Then a great 'farewell' shot; of the ship moving away; while big crowd of guys on the pier wave goodbye with their caps. Second part of the film shows Marlobrough starting to move and lots of shipyard workers rushing up to watch.

    Departure; nautical; navy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1868.01
    Media URN:
    71843
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1912
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:32:00
    Canister:
    ON 025 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The shots list already gives the correct launch date of 24 October 1912. This enables a reduction of the clip's current date range of 1912-16.

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