This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    The oil tanker "Mitra" opens the new Tyne Dock at Smiths Dock Co's. Yard. North Shields.

  • Description

    Item title reads - New Tyne dock. Oil tanker "Mitra" - one of the largest repair jobs to come to the Tyne since war - inaugurates new 480 foot dock at Smiths Dock Co's. Yard. North Shields, Tyneside.

    L/S as the camera pans across the empty dock. M/S of a man turning two handles attached to a long rod, this lets the water flood through, various shots as the dock fills up. M/S of the front of the "Mitra" in the dock, it sails through the ribbon and officially opens it, various shots of the "Mitra" in the new dock.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    804.22
    Media URN:
    18639
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:32:00 / 01:31:46:00
    Canister:
    G 1647

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment