H.M.S. Nelson, the world's latest battleship, is launched by Dame Caroline Bridgeman.
Item title reads - Rule Britannia! H.M.S. Nelson - world's latest and mightiest battleship - launched by Dame Caroline Bridgeman from Armstrong's famous yard. Walker-on-Tyne.
L/S as the camera pans across the crowd to the platform and H.M.S. Nelson. M/S of Dame Caroline on the platform with other dignitaries. M/S of a vicar and choir boys singing. M/S as Dame Caroline smashes the bottle against the side and the ship glides slowly into the water. M/S from the other side as it slides into the sea. M/S of the ship in the water. L/S as people watch from the quay.