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    Govan, Scotland: GV "EMPRESS OF BRITAIN" on stocks. TV Queen Elizabeth II walking through crowd of dockmen towards ship. SV People cheering. SV Queen receiving bouquet from the Hon. Robert Bruce, aged 2 years. CU People cheering. SV Queen launching ship:- (Nat. sd.) SV Bottle breaking on ship. LV Ship moving away. LV "EMPRESS OF BRITAIN" away. CU Propellar of ship moving through water. SCU Queen & Duke watching. GV "EMPRESS OF BRITAIN" ENTERING water & being held back by ropes & chains etc., CU Queen. GV "EMPRESS OF BRITAIN"



    SOUND EFFECTS. SV Queen Elizabeth names ship:- "I name this ship Empress of Britain. May God speed her and all who sail in her."



    Royalty; Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain (b. 1926, reigned 1952- ), Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten) (b. 1921), Ships and Boats; Ceremonies - Launchings




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    Film ID:
    VLVACPJS7KKPX0KBA58PVPLBAQKZQ
    Media URN:
    VLVACPJS7KKPX0KBA58PVPLBAQKZQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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