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  • Short Summary

    An enormous German floating dock arrive in Sheerness having surrendered under Peace Treaty.

  • Description

    Sheerness, Kent.

    Intertitle: "ENORMOUS GERMAN FLOATING DOCK. 720 feet long with lifting capacity of 40,000 tons surrendered under Peace Treaty - arrives."

    L/S of a vast metal floating dock in the sea, tug boats and ships nearby are dwarfed by its enormity. Extreme L/S of the dock from the front, it appears to be constructed like a giant catamaran - two metal walls held together with girders, various vessels are docked between the walls.

    Note: this floating dock is also featured in Gazette story GERMAN FLOATING DOCK LAUNCHED in G 731. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    212.54
    Media URN:
    21579
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:51:00 / 01:59:24:00
    Canister:
    G 702

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