• Short Summary

    The American aircraft carrier USS Enterprise comes into service.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Virginia. Nuclear Carrier".

    Newport Mews, Virginia, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of the American aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. The ship is powered by a nuclear reactor. Shots of the flight deck of the ship with planes on.

    Shots of ceremony in the hanger deck.

    MS of the commissioning pennant being raised. The flag means the carrier is officially part of the US Navy.

    Shots of the ceremony. Speech by Naval Secretary Connolly.

    LS of the warship USS Enterprise.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1744.09
    Media URN:
    54071
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:46:00 / 01:20:39:00
    Canister:
    61/99 (Special)

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