• Short Summary

    Christening and launching of England's first concrete ship

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: England's First Concrete Ship

    ENGLAND:
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    SV elev. crowd gathered on platform by jetty CAPTION: England's first concrete ship. Christened and launched by the Mayoress of Poole.

    (8)


    LS elev. champagne bottle dangling from bows of ship, SV man waves and Mayores of Poole watches

    (10)


    GV bows of ship as it passes down the ramp

    (27)


    GV pan dry dock (?) numbers marked along it 69, 69 1/2, 70, 70 1/2, 71 etc.

    (53)


    GV ship, people walking round it - man climbs into hold, woman examines ventilator shaft, tilt down to GV hold

    (1.12)


    GV pan ship yards to concrete mixer

    (1.30)


    MV 2 women standing by concrete mixer running sand through their fingers

    (1.38)


    MV man working with acetylane flame, holding sheet of metal in front of his face

    (1.47)


    MV women hold ladder up - man comes along and takes ladder away

    (1.57)


    SV ship (P.O. 25) in yard

    (2.10)


    GV ramp, LS people gathering on beach below

    (2.25)


    GV ship in river

    (2.30)


    LS people on jetty and in rowing boats in river

    (2.38)


    LS crowd standing on beach

    (2.47)


    LS crowd standing on beach, ship on river in background

    (2.49)

    crowd, champagne, building ship, boat, advancing technology
    Background: Christening and launching of England's first concrete ship

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5XN351AEW6KSAWU2J1WXRFBRR
    Media URN:
    VLVA5XN351AEW6KSAWU2J1WXRFBRR
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1918
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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