• Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh launches nuclear submarine "Dreadnought" at Barrow-in-Furness.

  • Description

    Saucer and Science Hit Headlines.

    Various shots submarines docking at Gosport, Hampshire.

    Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

    Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) with officials of Vickers Armstrong shipyard looking at models of nuclear powered submarines. C/U Duke looking at model of submarine. C/U model submarine.

    G/V Duke walking in Vickers yard. C/U Submariner sailor with beard. G/V Duke starting up steps leading to dais. C/U Duke on dais walking towards camera. Angle shot large cylinder-shaped device in front of launching platform, the keel of first nuclear submarine, "Dreadnought".

    M/S Duke on dais, he swings handle to start cylinder moving into position. C/U Duke with official of Vickers. C/U section moving across. Various shots Duke giving speech (natural sound). Duke wears uniform of Royal Navy officer.

    Note: this is second part of story, for first part see record for film id 1585.20.

    Note: brochure about new nuclear submarine is on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1585.21
    Media URN:
    51047
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:14:00 / 01:47:38:00
    Canister:
    59/48

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