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Launching of the 'Willem Ruys'

Week number 46-27

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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A new passenger ship for the Rotterdam Lloyd is launched from the shipyard of the firm "De Schelde" in Vlissingen. The ship is named after a director of the Lloyd who was executed in the war and is christened by his widow. A large crowd watches on the wharf itself and at the houses in the surrounding area.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 June 1946
Length:
01:11

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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