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  • Short Summary

    Brooklyn naval dockyard in New York closes.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of the idle empty Brooklyn naval dockyard. Various flashback shots during war years showing the dockyard in full swing with workers welding and hammering. Shots of two warships being launched. Various shots showing a great fire at the dockyard in 1960 and firemen fighting the smoke and flames. Various shots of Linda and Luci Baines in 1964 at launching of a double - two ships on one day. Various shots at final ceremony with crowd watching as the Stars and Stripes is lowered and the dockyard officially closed. GV. Empty dockyard.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 29/06/1966.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3205.20
    Media URN:
    89772
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:35:00 / 01:40:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 4153 I

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