• Short Summary

    Large ore carrier ship launched sideways at Detroit, USA.

  • Description

    NEWS IN FLASHES story.

    BIGGEST EVER SIDEWAYS LAUNCH, Detroit, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads: "Detroit".

    L/S bridge of ore carrier. L/S side of the ship with name "Arthur B. Homer". M/S workman spreading grease on timbers of slipway. L/S workmen hammering chocks from under ship. C/U ditto. L/S ship sliding sideways into the water, as it hits the water the ship keels over and causes a terrific amount of water to splash over the side of the river. Camera pans to crowds running away from the water surging around their feet. Panning shot massive ship floating calmly on the water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1703.15
    Media URN:
    52909
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:44:00 / 01:17:16:00
    Canister:
    59/93

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