• Short Summary

    Princess Margaret names missionary ship John Williams and makes a speech.

  • Description

    Tower Pier, London, England.

    M.S. Princess Margaret being presented with bouquet, Lord Mayor of London, Sir Frederick Wells, and Sir John Anderson Chairman of the Port of London, watch. M.S. Margaret holds her hat on while walking down jetty, and receives instructions on how to launch missionary ship from Dr A M Chirgwin general secretary of the London Missionary Society. Margaret takes hold of unveiling flag ropes and pulls. 'I name this ship "John Williams" the 6th and may God Bless her and all who sail in her'. M.S. Margaret going aboard ship. Margaret speaks. "I am glad to have the opportunity of naming this ship of Goodwill.............I hope too that the children of the British Isles, Commonwealth and Empire will follow her Fortunes with interest and Affection". M.S. Children presenting purses. M.S. Margaret leaving ship. M.S. Bridge of ship with hooter blowing. M.S. Ship leaving, turning round to mid-stream. L.S. Tower Bridge pan to ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2461.01
    Media URN:
    67215
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:04:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 1979 B

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