• Short Summary

    Mrs A J Powell launches a the new submarine HMS Thetis at Birkenhead.

  • Description

    Birkenhead, Merseyside.

    Various shots of Mrs A J Powell (wife of Captain Powell, Commander of the Ark Royal) launching a new submarine, HMS Thetis, at the Cammell Laird shipyard. She smashes a bottle against the side of the vessel and it starts to slide down the slipway. Brief shot of crowds dispersing after the event.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    971.25
    Media URN:
    17296
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:44:00 / 01:23:07:00
    Canister:
    38/54

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