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  • Short Summary

    The launch of the Maui Pomaro in Dublin.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Launched In Dublin. Sir James Parr, High Commissioner for New Zealand, and his daughter, attend the launching of the "Maui Pomaro" in Dublin."

    Dublin, Ireland

    M/S group walk towards camera and pose. Sir James wears a bowler. Sir James's daughter holds the bottle, and throws it. The ship moves away down the slipway, into the water. M/S vessel with flags and the name on the side.

    Note: another fine launch and good quality film.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    700.32
    Media URN:
    33407
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:48:00 / 01:47:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1439

Comments (1)

  1. BeckeeMo says

    Should be Maui Pomare--and says that in the film.. Ship seems to be named after the famous Maori Medical Doctor, Sir Maui Wiremu Pita Naera Pomare, KBE CMG MP. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maui_Pomare



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