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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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