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Featured video: LINER Queen Elizabeth leaving as a troop ship WWII
This is a short film showing the liner 'Queen Elizabeth' being towed out to sea by tugs, leaving the Clyde secretly on her way to the States, to be used as a troop ship. The departure of the ship as shown was carried out in secret with only a few witnesses. Some close ups regarding the tugs and parts of the ship.
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