Launch of the SS Himalaya (1948)

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    Ocean liner launched at Barrow-in-Furness Full Description: Gaumont British Ident SLATE INFORMATION: Launch of The Year's Largest Liner ENGLAND: Cumbria: Barrow-in-Furness: EXT BARROW (INFURNESS) Lady Currie launches the liner Himalaya at Barrow shipyards CURRIE, Lady Launches P.&.O. Liner Himalaya at Barrow shipyards S.S. Himalaya Being launched at Barrow shipyards by wife of P&O Chairman Lady Currie. Men greasing slipways and liner going down into the sea LANCASHIRE. Launching of Liner "HIMALAYA" by Lady Currie LAUNCHING Launch of the Himalaya at Barrow shipyards. Lady Currie, wife of P.O. Chairman names new liner. Greasing launching ramps - and ship floating down and seen afloat SHIPPING Launch of the Himalaya - men seen greasing the slipway - and wife of P & O Chairman launches ship which runs down and floats Ships and Boats; Ceremonies - Launchings Ceremony, champagne, christening Background: Ocean liner launched at Barrow-in-Furness FILM ID: VLVACK6Z4V1NBV7PCVE81NB4H4TEO To license this film, visit Archive: Reuters Archive managed by: British Pathé
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