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  • Short Summary

    Anchor liner "California" is finally launched after work resumed despite high costs.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Signs of better times. Anchor Liner "California" launched - ordered 5 years ago, but work had to be suspended till recently, owing to high costs. Glasgow, Scotland.

    The woman launching the ship hammers the lever which releases it. M/S as it slides down into the water. Good M/S as it sails along.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    302.34
    Media URN:
    23667
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:06:00 / 01:42:08:00
    Canister:
    G 974

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The launch took place on 17 April 1923.

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