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  • Short Summary

    The liner "Lady Drake" is launched at Cammell Laird's Yard in Birkenhead. It is one of 5 for Canadian National Railways.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The "Lady Drake" Third of five great liners for Canadian National Railways - named after consort of great British Navigator - launched at Cammell Laird's Yard. Birkenhead, Merseyside.

    M/S as the rope from the bottle of champagne is pulled down from the ship, lots of people are stood on a platform next to the ship. M/S as the "Lady Drake" sails down the slipway and people wave as it goes. M/S of the ship with a tug next to it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    742.19
    Media URN:
    35072
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:40:00 / 01:25:45:00
    Canister:
    G 1535

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