• Short Summary

    US Reconditions 49 Destroyers which are veterans of the Great War. Mrs. Edison, Wife of?

  • Description

    USA: San Diego:
    General view of about 20 destroyers tied up in dock side by side / bows in line / funnel of destroyer / General view lowering funnel and semi view putting funnel into place / Angle shot looking thru funnel going into place / hoisting torpedo tube / sailor directing derrick / torpedo tube being lowered on deck of Destroyer / Elevated view of destroyers lined up.

    Massachussets: Quincy:
    Angle shot bow of wasp / Mrs. Edison holding bottle / Mrs. Edison breaks bottle on bow of Wasp and splashes man's suit / Front view Wasp Down slipway / General view 21 planes flying overhead / General view ship in water after launch

    Navy - Active; United States of America
    Background: US Reconditions 49 Destroyers which are veterans of the Great War. Mrs. Edison, Wife of Assistant Secretary of the Navy Launches New Aircraft Carrier "Wasp"

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA758T907PWY7DIJBR0P6FFSBTR
    Media URN:
    VLVA758T907PWY7DIJBR0P6FFSBTR
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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