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The launch of the new $5 milion tanker - Myrina.
The tanker Myrina was the first supertanker built in the UK, and the largest vessel ever launched down a slipway (September 1967).
$5,000,000 Tanker launched.(Belfast) AS Pan down the 191,000 ton tanker Myrina. GV Looking along the huge length of the decks. AS Side of ship.S.V. The name 'Myrina'. AS. Pan down the bow. LV Workmen knocking away chocks. SV Ditto. SV Lady Erskine, wife of the Governor of Northern Ireland on Launching platform. CU. Lady Erskine. AS. Ship being launched. Bottle hits bow. LV As the ship slides down slipway. SCU Workmen watching. GV Ship down slipway and into water. CU Ditto. CU Water rushing away past slipway. GV Of the ship launched. SV Ditto. (Orig. Neg.) Source: Pathe database - www.britishpathe.com