• Short Summary

    Princess Margaret launches the 'British Mariner' on Clydeside.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MARGARET VISITS CLYDESIDE".

    Harland and Wolff's Shipyard, Clydeside, Scotland.

    Apprentice Billie Davidson presenting Princess Margaret with bouquet at her arrival to Clydeside to launch the 'British Mariner' tanker. Log high angle shot of Mr Davidson walking away. Princess Margaret walking towards platform. Pan with Princess Margaret mounting steps of platform. Close up shot of shipyard workers looking at Princess. High angle long shot of platform in front of 'British Mariner.' Cranes are seen in background. Close up shot of nameplate 'British Mariner.' Princess launching ship, pan to ship. Close up shot of restraining chains. Close up shot of dockyard workers cheering. Long shot of 'British Mariner' going down slipway. High angle long shot of crowds cheering. 'British Mariner' floating on Clyde, pan to next ship's keel plate being laid. Princess acknowledging cheers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2368.07
    Media URN:
    75966
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:23:00 / 01:15:49:00
    Canister:
    48/77

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