HMS Newcastle Launched (1936)

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1936


1930s

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    Full title reads: "HMS Newcastle Launched. Duchess of Newcastle names new Cruiser at Walker-on-Tyne". Walker-on-Tyne, Tyne and Wear. MS Pan from choir singing to various VIPs before the launching of the warship. It looks windy, everyone is holding onto their hats. MS the Duchess of Newcastle steps forward to press the button launching the ship. VS the Royal Navy cruiser slides down from the stocks into the water near the shipyard. MS of the VIPs and dignitaries as they watch the launch. The Duchess is given a small gift of thanks. N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be missing item from 36/10. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:2961.03
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMzZR2R0FZo
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years ago
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