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  • Description

    Titles read: "SOUTHAMPTON - OIL PLATFORM SAILING SOON".

    Hampshire.

    L/S of the mobile oil rig 'Orient-Explorer' at Southampton with the Queen Mary'. Several shots of the oil rig legs. The rig is about to be towed to Borneo.

    On board the rig we see various shots of the living areas - the dining room, one of the cabins with a bunk, washbasin and telephone on a table, and the kitchen. We see machinery in the engine room and engineers at the control panel that raises and lowers the legs of the rig.

    The engineers study charts. They press buttons to raise the legs of the rig. Shot of the cutaway section of the rig which will house the oil derrick. General view of the rig with the legs raised floating on the water.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    58755
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1567.37
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:58:00 / 02:00:16:00
    Canister:
    59/12
    Sort Number:
    59/012
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology Trade & Industry
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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