Princess Elizabeth launches H.M.S. 'Eagle'. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Unissued / Unused material.
Princess Elizabeth launches H.M.S. 'Eagle'. Belfast, Ulster (Northern Ireland).
Various shots dockers removing poles from under ship. M/S painting underside with brush attached to long pole. M/S two men hammering wood. L/S H.M.S. 'Eagle'. M/S Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) shaking hands with crew, she receives bouquet from little girl. M/S as ship slides away. M/S as Princess Elizabeth leaves and crew salute. M/S as she shakes hands with dignitaries afterwards. M/S as she gets out of car in Belfast. M/S as she inspects police officers.
L/S huge crowds as Princess Elizabeth leaves, they push forward to the car. M/S of the ship sliding away. Various shots of crowds on dock. M/S Princess walking down steps. M/S group of men singing. Various shots ship sliding away. Various shots of the Princess. L/S of the ship with crew onboard coming into side of dock. M/S as Princess Elizabeth walks down onto dock. M/S as she gets out of car. M/S as she meets soldiers. Various shots of Princess Elizabeth with captain and crew. M/S launch. Various shots Princess Elizabeth on platform. M/S pan up ship, M/S as it slides away.
Cataloguer's note: date on original record reads 26/4/1946.