LAUNCH AT DENNY'S : "SHAMROCK III"

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Places:

  • Dunbartonshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Ships and shipping

Decade:

  • 1900s

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Title: LAUNCH AT DENNY'S : "SHAMROCK III"

Reference number: 2115

Date: 1903

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.30 mins

Description: The launch of Sir Thomas Lipton's yacht "Shamrock III" from William Denny's yard in Dumbarton.

Shotlist: [No credits] The launch party, including Sir Thomas Lipton [with white moustache and watch chain] assemble and travel by steam cruiser past stocks to slipway at Denny's shipyard in Dumbarton (0.31) shots as the yacht "Shamrock III" is winched up the slipway by the crew (0.48) shots from the water as the vessel moves back down the slipway (1.01)