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Queen Mother launches Ark Royal

Title
Queen Mother launches Ark Royal
Genre
Speech
TX Date
2 Jun 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:01:43
Description
Speech by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother at the launch of the new Royal Navy aircraft carrier, Ark Royal at the Swan Hunter shipyard on Tyneside.
Contributors
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Keywords
Armed forces; Royal visits; Royalty; Tyneside; Warships; Navy; Ships; Shipbuilding; Swan Hunter; Aircraft carriers; Ark Royal

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