• Short Summary

    Ocean liner launched at Barrow-in-Furness

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Launch of The Year's Largest Liner

    ENGLAND: Cumbria: Barrow-in-Furness:
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    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

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    Film ID:
    VLVACK6Z4V1NBV7PCVE81NB4H4TEO
    Media URN:
    VLVACK6Z4V1NBV7PCVE81NB4H4TEO
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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