• Short Summary

    The Granddaughter of Admiral Phelps launches the ship named after him.

  • Description

    Massachusetts, United States of America (USA).

    WS. Mrs Richard A. Kearney arriving on the platform to launch "The Phelps" a new American Destroyer. MS. Mrs Kearney who is the granddaughter of the late Admiral Phelps who the ship is named after.

    WS. Mrs Kearney breaking the bottle against the side of the warship and ship sliding down the slipway pan with the bow as it goes to see a crowd of naval ratings watching continue s "The Phelps" continues down and enters the water. LS. Mrs Kearney. WS. "The Phelps" afloat in the dock.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    833.26
    Media URN:
    12411
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:26:00 / 01:53:24:00
    Canister:
    35/61

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