Queen Elizabeth II launches tanker "British Admiral" at Barrow-in-Furness.
Title reads: "QUEEN NAMES GIANT TANKER".
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria (formerly Lancashire).
L/S new fuel tanker "British Admiral" on the stocks ready for launching. L/S bridge. Panning shot deck of tanker. L/S rudder and screw. L/S side of the tanker with man standing in foreground. Panning L/S painters at work on the hull. C/U ditto.
L/S Queen Elizabeth II arriving. M/S people watching. L/S Queen being introduced to people who built the tanker. M/S ditto. L/S group of men knocking stocks away. Panning shot Queen walking up staircase to launching platform. L/S ditto. L/S mass crowd. Various C/Us of the workmen. Natural sound of Queen's launching speech. M/S Queen stepping forward to pull lever to launch the tanker.
The tanker moves down the slip and goes past the camera. She goes into the water, dragging chains behind her. L/S empty stocks. L/S tanker.