Princess Elizabeth Launches Ship (1946)

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    Unissued / Unused material. Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. M/S Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) releasing bottle which smashes against side of ship 'British Princess', pan back to her. M/S of her on platform watching it go. M/S's workers knocking blocks away before ship is launched, pan as ship goes down ramp. M/S Princess Elizabeth with bouquet of flowers, and on platform with official. M/S ship sliding away. Various shots as Elizabeth meets workers and officers. M/S as she walks along and receives flowers from little girl. She walks along under umbrella and through crowds in Sunderland. Various shots of the ship being launched and Elizabeth watching it. M/S of her walking through crowds. M/S pan along warship. Cataloguer's note: date on original record reads 6/6/1946. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:2094.05
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    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 9 months ago
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