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 boats. The camera moves the full length of the dock.

    Different angle shows floating dock being towed. Closer shot showing tug boat and floating dock. A small boat is just in front of the dock.

    Close shot of the prow of the tug boat. The camera moves across to show the dock. The camera boat continues moving and shows another tug also pulling the dock. The name of this tug is the 'Wittezee'.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    4771
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    663.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:55:00 / 01:01:58:00
    Canister:
    32/9
    Sort Number:
    32/009
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