Trawler Launched Sideways 1964

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    Full title reads: "Selby. Trawler Launched Sideways".

    Selby, Yorkshire. A new fishing ship, which freezes as it catches is launched in an odd way.

    GV The "Ross Valiant" fishing ship on the stocks at Selby. AS Pan ditto. SV Crowd. LV The stern of the ship. LV ditto. showing opening in the stern. Pan down to GV rudder prop. LV Prop and rudder. CU Prop.

    GV Workmen preparing to knockout the props prior to launching. SV Workmen hammering one of the props. SV As the prop is knocked free. GV As props along the ship are knocked away. SV Workman runs clear as prop falls. LV One of the last props comes down. SV Crowd.

    GV As the trawler moves down the slipway and drops into the river. SV Workmen cheering. GV The empty stocks pan to the trawler on the river.


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    01:19:10:00 / 01:20:27:00
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