Light Tower 1969

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    No titles. Royal Sovereign Light Tower floated.

    Newhaven, East Sussex.

    General view of Royal Sovereign light tower and helicopter platform on site ready to be pulled into sea at Newhaven. M/S of helicopter platform; pan up to top of platform. General view of light tower, which is to be pulled out to sea.

    M/S of an engineer making sighting onto the light tower. C/U of engineer looking through a telescopic type instrument at the tower. M/S of the tower; pan down to base. M/S of tug; pan to the light tower. C/U of base of light tower showing the two hawsers; pan along the hawser. M/S of the tug about to pull. C/U of bridge of the tug. M/S of the tug as the hawser goes tight.

    General view of the light tower in water. C/U of base of light tower in the water; pan up the tower. General view of light tower taken from shore position showing the hawser going tight. General view of light tower afloat and away from the shore. In foreground, people on cliff top watching.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:39:02:00 / 01:39:50:00
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