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  • Short Summary

    The new tanker 'Aptity' is launched with a bottle of beer at Greenock, Strathclyde, Scotland. Soundtrack missing.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Greenock.

    500 ton motor tanker 'Aptity' launched with beer. Strathclyde, Scotland.

    M/S of men carrying a section of timber (?). C/U of a man stood on the launching platform. Out of focus C/U of a bottle of 'Prince's Brew' beer brewed by the Duke of Windsor when he was Prince of Wales. M/S as a lady smashes the bottle against the side. M/S as the 'Aptity' slides away. C/U of young boys waving and cheering.

    Cataloguer's note: the soundtrack to this item is missing.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    989.67
    Media URN:
    18268
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1938
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:54:00 / 01:53:09:00
    Canister:
    38/102

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Just a note to say that the "Aptity" was owned by F. T. Everard & Sons.

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