LAUNCH OF "M.V. KUNGSHOLM"

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Places:

  • Dunbartonshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Industrial
  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: LAUNCH OF "M.V. KUNGSHOLM"

Reference number: 4799

Date: 1965, April 14

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.24 mins

Description: The launch of the 'M.V. Kungsholm" at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank by Mrs Dan-Axel Brostrom.

Shotlist: Launch of "M.V. Kungsholm" at Clydebank on 14th April, 1965 by Mrs. Dan-axel Bromstrom built by John Brown & Co (Clydebank) Ltd for Swedish American Line (0.15); pan and gvs of ship from various angles, workers remove wooden supports from hull of ship (3.16) Mrs. Dan-axel Brostrom arriving at the shipyard for the launch ceremony. Mrs. Dan-axel Brostrom launches the ship (9.24)