• Short Summary

    A giant floating dock measuring eight hundred feet long and covering three acres, was filmed by VISNEWS May 14 at Portsmouth, Hampshire.

  • Description

    A giant floating dock measuring eight hundred feet long and covering three acres, was filmed by VISNEWS May 14 at Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Bought from the Admiralty by a Dutch company the dock will be towed to Rotterdam, Holland, by six tugs lent by the Royal Navy, and three tugs belonging to the purchasing company.

    Its future use was not specified.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4NPYBKQ0DDN3KY2Z3MH7X0EPU
    Media URN:
    VLVA4NPYBKQ0DDN3KY2Z3MH7X0EPU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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