• Short Summary

    Lady Clementine Churchill launches HMS Hermes at Barrow-in-Furness.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

    Launching of HMS Hermes. Crowd. Officials talking to Lady Clementine Churchill. M/S Mrs. Churchill on platform launching ship. Crowd singing hymn "Eternal Father". M/S vicar reading a sermon to crowd. M/S Mrs. Churchill on launching platform, she launches the ship after the usual blessing. L/S ship sliding down slipway.

    Old records suggest the release / shooting date of this item was 01/02/1953.

    Note: sound and image out of sync - needs to be retransferred before use.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2010.05
    Media URN:
    62342
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:43:00 / 01:23:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 2511 B

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