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  • Short Summary

    S.S. Pilton is refloated in the sea near Cardiff, Wales.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Back to her element. S.S. Pilton - cast ashore high and dry during winter storm - successfully refloated sideways and with full steam up. Near Cardiff, Wales.

    L/S of the ship on the beach, L/S of the ship and propellor from underneath. M/S of lots of people standing on the shore. M/S of men walking around the bottom of the ship and pointing to it. M/S of the propellor moving around, L/S of the ship afloat and moving along.

    Various shots of the ship, the camera pans across to people watching. L/S of the ship sailing in the water. L/S as men hammer supports away and carry them up the beach. L/S of the ship on land, people work on deck. L/S of it in the water, various shots as water rushes up under the ship. L/S taken from the ship of people working on it and carrying wood across the beach, the camera pans across them. C/U of two men, a young one who is smoking a pipe and another who is quite elderly with a moustache. M/S of the propellor going round in the water, L/S of it powering the ship, steam comes out of the top.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:46:03 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:50:00 / 01:50:18:00
    G 1189

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