• Short Summary

    Replica of historic ship Mayflower which carried Pilgrim Fathers to America is to be remade.

  • Description

    Brixham, Devon.

    On the 350th anniversary of the keel being laid for historic Mayflower, a new keel is being laid for its replica which is to sail to America in one year time. GV. Brixham harbour. SV. Mr Stewart Upham (nearest camera) and Mr George Phillips examining plans on the keel of the Mayflower. CU. Mr Upham. SCU. The two men with plans on the keel of the Mayflower. CU. Workmen using axe. GV. & CS. Yard with men working on keel with axes. GV. Yard with British and American flags in foreground, ceremony of laying the keel is about to begin. SV. Towards keel - choir boys and people. GV. People watching. SCU. Commander Winslow, Royal Navy, winding two halves of keel together, pan to the joint in the keel. CU. Commander Winslow turning handle. CU. Joint in keel. SV. Commander Winslow picking up sledge hammer to knock in pin. SC. Workmen watching. CU. Winslow as he knocks in pin. Shots of model of Mayflower in science museum. General view, yard, ceremony over.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    539.05
    Media URN:
    30990
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:38:00 / 01:14:50:00
    Canister:
    55/61

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