• Short Summary

    New British made submarine is launched in Barrow in Furness.

  • Description

    Full title reads "Barrow in Furness OUR LATEST SUBMARINE - H.M.S. Severn 1934's first launch & 162nd from Vickers Amstrong's famous yard."

    Barrow in Furness (Barrow-in-Furness), Cumbria.

    Several shots of the submarine ready for launching with people around. Mrs Forbes (sp?) a wife of Admiral Forbes launches the submarine. Submarine plunges into water. Several shots of the submarine with Union Jack flying and men on it.

    Pedal steamer Mercury plunges into water - it is launched on the same day on the Clyde, Scotland. Several shots of the Mercury in water - men are seen onboard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    773.29
    Media URN:
    8495
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:18:00 / 01:41:53:00
    Canister:
    34/6

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