• Short Summary

    Princess Alexandra launches warship for New Zealand navy in Belfast.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Princess Launches Frigate".

    Harland and Wolff's Abercorn shipbuilding yard, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    Princess Alexandra (Hon. Mrs. Angus Oglivy) launches frigate. Various shots of HMS Waikato on the slip way. It has been built for Royal New Zealand Navy. Various shots guests gathered for launch. Pan to Princess arriving. M/S the Princess talking to VIPs. M/S guests watching, including Naval officers. Zoom back to L/S as the Princess pulls lever that releases champagne. Ship moves off down slipway and we see it go into water. M/S Princess watching. L/S the ship.

    Note: letter from New Zealand High Commission.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1794.11
    Media URN:
    55273
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:04:00 / 01:27:53:00
    Canister:
    65/16

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