Surgical Shipbuilding Marvel! 1928

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    Full titles read: '"Surgical" Shipbuilding Marvel! - 175 ft. fore end for the "Lochmonar" launched.'

    Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    Various shots show the front / bow end of the ship 'Lochmonar' being launched and moving down the ramp towards the water.

    Intertitle reads: '... she broke her back in the Mersey last December.'

    M/S of the Lochmonar split down the middle and gushing water.

    Intertitle reads: '... the after part was towed to Belfast ... '

    M/Ss of the back half / stern of the ship being towed off by tugs.

    Intertitle reads: '... and now the two portions will be drydocked [sic] and joined together.'

    L/S of the back half of the ship in dock.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:23:14:00 / 01:25:25:00
    G 1526
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    G 1526
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