• Short Summary

    Three destroyers, built for Argentine government, launched at Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "TRIPLE LAUNCH AT BARROW-IN-FURNESS".

    Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

    Launching platform, pan along the three destroyers built for the Argentine government. Senora Cora de Navarro launches the first ship 'Corrientes', she speaks Spanish. Ship slides backwards down slipway and plunges into water, crowds watching. Two other ships 'Entre Rios' and 'Buenos Aires' slide down slipway and plunge into water one after another while the Argentine National anthem is played. Argentine flag flying, ships in water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    935.13
    Media URN:
    13853
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:40:00 / 01:11:07:00
    Canister:
    37/76

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