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BLAZING OIL TANKER  - NEW YORK

Blazing Oil Tanker - New York (1927)

A fire on a blazing oil tanker in New York is put out.

HALF A SHIP SAVED

Half A Ship Saved (1940)

Despite being torn in half by a torpedo a tanker was brought back to safety.

OIL TANKER ABLAZE

Oil Tanker Ablaze (1926)

Two oil tankers loaded with benzine collide off American coast killing crew of...

AIR VIEWS

Air Views (1970-1979)

Aerial views of large oil storage facility and oil refinery.

TANKERS

Tankers (1971)

Various shots of Texaco tanker from air

COAL COLLIER WRECKED OFF MARGATE

Coal Collier Wrecked Off Margate (1939)

Footage of people collecting coal from a grounded tanker on...

FLUSHING - SHIPWRECK

Flushing - Shipwreck (1957)

Swedish tanker 'Vittangi' runs aground near Flushing, Holland.

DOOMED AIRMEN SAVED FROM SEA

Doomed Airmen Saved From Sea (1957)

Air to sea shot of crew on life raft, Norwegian tanker and...

LARGEST TURBO TANKER BEING LAUNCHED

Largest Turbo Tanker Being Launched (1958)

Esso Puertorico in shipyard, ritual blessing, tanker being...

WORLD'S LARGEST TANKER LAUNCHED IN JAPAN

World's Largest Tanker Launched In Japan (1965)

The largest tanker in the world Tokyo Mary launched...

TANKER 'UNIVERSE IRELAND'

Tanker 'universe Ireland' (1960-1969)

Shots of the tanker 'Universe Ireland'

HEROES OF THE GREAT GALE

Heroes Of The Great Gale (1927)

The lifeboat men who braved the gales, pose for the camera.

FIRE IN TANKER

Fire In Tanker (1951)

Firemen fighting blazing tanker Luisa at dockside in Venice.

WILL PERSIA TAKE OVER OIL?

Will Persia Take Over Oil? (1951)

Britain's oil interest threatened by demand for nationalisation.

GATEWAY TO OIL

Gateway To Oil (1957)

Sir William Wolsley opens a new oil plant in Yorkshire.

TRICKY LAUNCHING

Tricky Launching (1958)

A Dutch shipyard uses a novel method to get a big boat launched in a narrow...

SUPER SHELL TANKER aka OIL TANKER NEWS

Super Shell Tanker AKA Oil Tanker News (1968)

New Shell tanker "Macoma" in Europoort.

HALF TANKER

Half Tanker (1968)

Stern-half of tanker launched in Holland (bow-half not built yet).

LARGEST TANKER

Largest Tanker (1968)

Tanker 'Megara' is largest ship ever to enter Thames. London.

SUPERTANKER

Supertanker (1968)

Large tanker 'Melania' makes its way to North Sea. Holland.

OIL TANKER - ICE BOUND

Oil Tanker - Ice Bound (1948)

An oil tanker breaks free of ice in waterway.

COATHAM

Coatham (1937)

Tanker ship Athina Livanos ashore at Coatham, near Redcar.

VENEZUELA

Venezuela "Little Suez" Canal Brings Ocean Tankers To Oil Site (1956)

Tankers at sea, delivery...

FIRST 20,000 TON TANKERS TO GO THROUGH SUEZ

First 20,000 Ton Tankers To Go Through Suez (1957)

Item showing first 20,000 ton tankers passing...

BRITISH SHIP 'MALIKA' THROUGH SUEZ CANAL

British Ship 'malika' Through Suez Canal (1957)

British ship 'Malika' sails through Suez Canal along...

AMERICAN TANKER 'STONY POINTS' IN TOW BEHIND DUTCH TUG 'THAMES' AFTER FIRE AT...

American Tanker 'stony Points' In Tow Behind Dutch Tug 'thames' After Fire At... (1957)

American...

TANKER LIMPS INTO HARBOUR aka FALMOUTH: TANKER LIMPS INTO HARBOUR

Tanker Limps Into Harbour AKA Falmouth: Tanker Limps Into Harbour (1964)

Various shots of the...

NEW TANKER UNDER CONSTRUCTION

New Tanker Under Construction (1963)

The building of the tanker "Borgsten" in Sunderland

OIL TANKER BLAZE

Oil Tanker Blaze (1968)

Firefighting tugs tend a burning oil tanker watched by small crowds on...

LAUNCH AT BIRKENHEAD

Launch At Birkenhead (1920-1929)

Tanker (?) ship launched by fashionably-dressed lady at Birkenhead.

RED PILOTS GUIDE SHIPS IN SUEZ CANAL

Red Pilots Guide Ships In Suez Canal (1956)

First Experience for Russian pilots in the Suez Canal,...

TANKERS IN POST

Tankers In Post (1970)

Various shots of tanker being hauled along by tug boats

WORLD'S LARGEST OIL TANKER

World's Largest Oil Tanker (1930)

The oil tanker J H Senior is launched in Germany.

NEW TANKER

New Tanker (1936)

The new oil tanker "Comanchee" is launched at Clydebank, avoiding the "Queen Mary"...

NEW ZEALAND'S FIRST OIL TANKER

New Zealand's First Oil Tanker (1927)

Sequences showing the New Zealand oil tanker 'Paula'.

WHOLE CITY IN PERIL OF FIRE

Whole City In Peril Of Fire (1927)

Fire hoses and huge pipes are used to control a fire.

A NARROW ESCAPE

A Narrow Escape (1930)

Footage of the German oil-tanker "Nord Atlantic" and French passenger steamer...

THE WHALER TANKER

The Whaler Tanker (1930)

Footage of "The Sir James Clark Ross", largest tanker to be built on the Tees. ...

SOUTHAMPTONaka SHIPPING TANKER PLANES TO MONTREAL

Southamptonaka Shipping Tanker Planes To Montreal (1939)

Footage of two bombers being loaded onto...

NEWS FROM PALAST aka NEWS FROM PALESTINE

News From Palast AKA News From Palestine (1946)

Illegal Jewish immigrants arrive in Palestine, and...

BIGGEST TANKER IS THE LAST aka BIGGEST OIL TANKER

Biggest Tanker Is The Last AKA Biggest Oil Tanker (1956)

Barrow-in-Furness builds the biggest oil...

TANKER BLAZE

Tanker Blaze (1958)

Terrible fire on board Norwegian petrol tanker ship at the Hook of Holland.

BIGGEST TANKER

Biggest Tanker (1962)

Pathe takes a quick look over the World's Biggest Oil tanker - the Nissho Maru.

OIL MENACE HITS FRENCH BEACHES

Oil Menace Hits French Beaches (1967)

Workers clean up the beaches hit by oil pollution from 'Torrey...

HALF A TANKER ON TOW

Half A Tanker On Tow (1969)

Front half of wrecked Norwegian tanker 'Sitakund' is towed away. Eastbourne,...

ESTUARY WRECK DISPOSAL

Estuary Wreck Disposal (1948)

Royal Navy Wreck Dispersal Flotilla explodes sunken tanker in Thames...

FAWLEY REFINERY

Fawley Refinery (1953)

A look at the exterior of Fawley oil refinery in Southampton, Hampshire.

OIL FILM SELECTED MATERIAL CONSTRUCTION OF AN OIL TANKER aka SHIPBUILDING

Oil Film Selected Material Construction Of An Oil Tanker AKA Shipbuilding (1950)

Belfast...

FREIGHTER WITH BOW MISSING SAVED

Freighter With Bow Missing Saved (1947)

American tanker Fort Dearborne wrecked in storm was saved...

FRENCH OIL PLANT AT LAVARA

French Oil Plant At Lavara (1958)

Oil plant near Marseilles in the South of France.