The World's Longest Tow 1932

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Full Title reads: "New Zealand. The World's Longest Tow - from Wallsend-On-Tyne to Wellington Harbour. The 5,000-ton Jubilee Floating Dock ends 166 days journey of 13,627 miles of sea - a superb feat of seamanship!"

Wellington, New Zealand.

Massive floating dock being towed by tug...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
4771
Sort Number:
32/009
Time in/Out:
01:00:55:00 / 01:01:58:00
Canister:
32/9
Film ID:
663.02
Issue Date:
01/02/1932

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