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  • Short Summary

    The ship, the Admiral Vernon, slides into the sea on its side in an unconventional launch.

  • Description

    Faversham, Kent.

    Intertitle: "the Admiral Vernon was launched sideways".

    L/S of a ship surrounded by scaffolding, the ship slides away from the scaffolding and enters the water side, rather than bow, first. The ship rocks from side to side as it hits the sea, large waves splash up.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    224.08
    Media URN:
    22015
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:41:00 / 01:10:29:00
    Canister:
    G 725

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