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  • Short Summary

    Sovereign, contender for the next America's Cup, launched in Scotland.

  • Description

    Sandybank, Argyllshire, Scotland.

    LS. The yacht (Britain's contender for the next America Cup yacht race) in dry dock. Various shots of the yacht receiving final touch up by workmen. Various shots of designer David Boyd and the owner's wife Mrs Valerie Boyden looking at yacht. Mrs Boyden uses a movie camera to record the final stage of construction. MS. Uffa Fox, famous boat designer, snaps the yacht himself. Various shots of Mrs Boyden with her husband Mr Anthony Boyden performing launching ceremony and the yacht is named 'Sovereign'. It slowly slips into the water. LS. Flag lined 'Sovereign' off shore.

    (Orig.Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 06/07/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2665.11
    Media URN:
    79215
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:33:00 / 01:42:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 3767 C

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