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Launching of the Q4
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Description:  Selection of video footage showing the queen and her entourage walking to the launch platform, speaking to spectators.  Good shots of the bow and bulbous bow.  Y  Magnificent shot of the QE2 slipping into the Clyde and the chains sliding down the slipway. 

You tube selected launch video
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Re: British Pathe Video: Launching of the Q4 1967
« Reply #1 on: Apr 11, 2014, 05:11 PM »


I have just watched again this video of our beloved lady QE2 !  It is spectacular with some wonderful closeups of her bulbous bow and propellers and of her port propeller just touching the water for the first time.  It is awesome !!
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Re: British Pathe Video: Launching of the Q4 1967
« Reply #2 on: Apr 11, 2014, 10:04 PM »
I have just watched again this video of our beloved lady QE2 !  It is spectacular with some wonderful closeups of her bulbous bow and propellers and of her port propeller just touching the water for the first time.  It is awesome !!

Agreed June, it is fantastic to see that!
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Re: British Pathe Video: Launching of the Q4 1967
« Reply #3 on: Apr 12, 2014, 03:40 PM »
Always good - never get tired of that one.
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Re: British Pathe Video: Launching of the Q4 1967
« Reply #4 on: Apr 12, 2014, 10:52 PM »

Always good - never get tire of that one.

Agreed - always interesting to watch.


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