• Short Summary

    Model vessels are tested in a huge tank at an Italian ship design centre.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'SETTLING THE Streamlines'.

    Italy.

    Various shots of men making models of streamlined vessels in a workshop. The models are tested in a 1,000 feet tank. The motor inside the model drives it along and a massive trolley on the top of the model guides it in a straight line. All kinds of information about the performance of a design can be calculated from these tests and it is used in the future design and construction of ships.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1642.06
    Media URN:
    52101
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:51:00 / 01:11:25:00
    Canister:
    PSP 880

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