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  • Short Summary

    Prince of Wales launches a ship, the 'Windsor Castle' from a shipyard in Scotland.

  • Description

    Full titles read: 'Prince of Wales - visits John Brown's Shipyard and launches the "Windsor Castle".'

    Scotland.

    M/S of the Prince of Wales (Duke of Windsor, King Edward VIII) at the base of the hull of a huge ship, the 'Windsor Castle'. He turns a handle which sets in the mechanism that releases the ship; another man adjusts some machinery to make the ship slide down the ramp of the shipyard and into the water. The Prince waves his hat as the ship moves away. When the ship reaches the water it pulls some huge rolls of chains from the shipyard with it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    740.27
    Media URN:
    35043
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:46:00 / 01:41:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1532

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