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  • Short Summary

    The "Calgarolite" is largest vessel to be launched at Teeside.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Largest vessel launched on the Tees. Canadian T.S. Motor Tanker the Calgarolite, takes the water from Furness shipbuilding's famous yard. Teeside.

    M/S as a woman smashes the bottle of champagne against the side of the "Calgarolite". A man hands back her flowers and pulls the rope down. M/S as the ship slides slowly down the ramp into the water. M/S as the camera pans across the ship and people stood on the dock. L/S of big crowds of people on the dock, the camera pans across them. M/S of the woman who launched the ship talking to a man and boy.

    M/S of a shot of the "Viceroy of India". M/S of men standing on the dock, the camera pans across them. M/S of the "Calgarolite" being launched again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    744.11
    Media URN:
    35107
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:14:00 / 01:17:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1540

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