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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Holland - Tricky Launching".

    Heusen, The Netherlands.

    SV Brake plates around stern of tanker. GV 20,000 ton tanker "Tahama" on slipway ready for launching. SV Model of launching site showing how tanker will be launched backwards into narrow waterway and turned in an inlet which has been on opposite bank of the river.

    GV Tanker across the waterway showing inlet. CU Lady smashes bottle of champagne on bows of tanker. LV Tanker going away down slipway. LV Stern of tanker runs into waterway and chain starts to take strain to turn tanker round. GV Tanker starts to turn, LV Stern of tanker being swung round as chains pull, wash from launching sweeps over bank swamping some of the bank. LV "Tahama" floating in river.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    49259
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1517.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:21:00 / 01:53:22:00
    Canister:
    58/17
    Sort Number:
    58/017
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    Categories
    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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