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    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of boats in dock. Tugs and larger cargo ships are seen. Various shots of "tugmaster" at work guiding a boat through a narrow channel. Men on the towpath pull large ropes. The ship is called "Uganda". Various other men are seen at work including man steering the Uganda. Other tugs are seen.

    C/U of the tug's lifebelt. The tug is called "Plasma" (bizarrely!) Another is called Plateau. Lines are thrown from the Uganda. C/U of the towline being released by the tugmaster. Various shots from inside the tug as it moves through the water. Shots of churning water. C/Us of ship's controls as the wheel is turned.

    Two ropes are joined together. One of the tug's crew reads a newspaper and is given a cup of tea. Man seen earlier at the wheel walks on dry land then is seen walking around the tug and into the control room.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1967
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    90159
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3224.24
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:07:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:50:00 / 01:54:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 4311 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 4311 E
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Trade & Industry
  • Stills

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

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