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  • Short Summary

    Army tests new 'Sea Serpent' nylon oil carrier. Chatham, Kent.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Army tries new equipment - a 'Sea Serpent' nylon oil carrier. Chatham, Kent.

    Various shots of men carrying old and new type of pipeline sections of 25 feet, the difference in weight is about 5 lbs per foot. MS spectators. Various shots pipe laying in operation. LS main feed pipe from 'Sea Serpent' nylon oil carrier and small tanker. MS soldiers lined up. LS lorry with Royal Engineers on side.

    MS automatic pipe-welding machine with a winching arrangement which is being used to construct a 2 1/2 mile aluminium pipeline. LS lorry pulling pipe. Various shots on the 'Sea Serpent' - new giant Dracone. LS pipes and storage tanks. MS man measuring depth of fuel, pan to general scene. Various shots road tanker being filled from end of line and man operating filler.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2786.13
    Media URN:
    81853
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:41:00 / 01:33:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 3411 C

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