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  • Short Summary

    The ship 'Prince Nicholas' is launched.

  • Description

    Launch of the 'Prince Nicholas'.

    Lake Shipyard, Hamworthy, Dorset.

    CU ship - can see name. MS as ship moves away on track between scaffolding; with people standing on top of scaffolding and on deck. As ship slides into water; people emerge from beneath scaffolding.

    CU lady in white wide-brimmed hat; with man in suit; and elderly navy officer with big white moustache; woman grabs champagne bottle which is hanging from rope; she steps back to right, gives it a strong shove towards boat; it swings into hull and smashes; white foam sprays on side of ship. (All this happens very fast; but it looks great).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1914.06
    Media URN:
    73166
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1919
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:27:00 / 01:11:13:00
    Canister:
    ON 129 L

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