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  • Short Summary

    Launching of newest Super-Dreadnought - the 'West Virginia'.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Is it for the scrap heap? Launch of America's newest Super-Dreadnought - 'West Virginia' - doomed to junk under the Hughes' plan".

    Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America (USA).

    Various L/Ss of crowds cheering as ship - a Dreadnought - slides down launching slipway into the sea. People wave from deck of colossal vessel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    402.47
    Media URN:
    19379
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:18:00 / 01:55:09:00
    Canister:
    G 846

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