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  • Short Summary

    Mrs. Holt launches the liner 'Beaverford'.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Linking The Empire. Mrs. H.P. Holt launches magnificent new 10,000 ton C.P.R. Liner "Beaverford".

    Glasgow, Scotland

    Lady Holt, is seen wearing a hat and carrying a large bouquet. A man points to the block and the peg. She takes a mallet and gives the retaining peg a good whack. The ship slides away. The hull is seen hitting the water. L/S ship in dock water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    704.10
    Media URN:
    33464
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:44:00 / 01:13:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1446

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The date of the launching seen here was 27 October 1927.

    "C. P. R" referred to stands for the company Canadian Pacific Railroad, (yes, even though it's a ship!).

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