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  • Short Summary

    A large ship is launched with traditional ceremony on Teesside.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "Launch of the SS Remois on Feb 18th 1932 for the Compagnie des Bateaux a Vapeur du Nord by Mme. A L Boris - Built by the Furness Shipbuilding Company Limited, Haverton Hill-on-Tees, England."

    Various shots of people walking across the ship building yard to get to the launching of the S.S. Remois. Various dignitaries gather in a platform for the ceremony. MS Mme Boris holds a bunch of flowers and the bottle with which to bless the ship. She smashes the bottle against the side of the ship and it slides away down the slipway into the water. Views of the Remois as she sits in the water while waiting her completion.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    480.16
    Media URN:
    58003
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:20:00 / 01:48:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 73 C

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