Lady Anderson launches the new "Orontes" at Barrow-in-Furness.
ANDERSON. LADY (LADY WAVERLEY) WIFE OF CHAIRMAN OF THE PORT OF LONDON.
Item title reads The new "Orontes". The fourth 20,000 ton Orient liner to be built in Vickers-Armstrong's yard since 1924 launched by Lady Anderson. Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
L/S of the launching platform, Lady Anderson swings the bottle of champagne against the side and it breaks. M/S as the ship slides down into the sea. M/S of people watching as it hits the water. L/S of the ship in the water.