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