• Short Summary

    Various shots of the new Saxonia liner being built in Scotland.

  • Description

    CUNARD'S NEW £6 1/2 M LINER."SAXONIA"

    Clydebank, Scotland.

    (Special for Australia)

    GV. Pan. John Brown's Yard Clyde. LV. Shipyard Workers streaming back after lunch. SV. Workers walking up gangway. & SCU. GV. "Saxonia" under construction. SV. Welder at work. SCU. Riveter at work. SV. Shipyard workers at work. on prop shafts. A.S. Welder. LV. Men working on stabiliser compartment of Saxonia LV. Arcadia the P. & O Ship in fitting out basin. & A.S. Bridge and deck. LV. Soot prevention funnel, the first one of its kind, being installed. GV. Arcadia - P.O. Liner under Construction.

    Note: the ship is the most costly ship ever to be built in Britain.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    138.11
    Media URN:
    29138
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:53:00 / 01:46:05:00
    Canister:
    54/7 (Special for Scotland)

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