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  • Short Summary

    Ships are salvaged from around the entrance to the Suez Canal.

  • Description

    Suez Canal entrance, Port Said, Egypt.

    General shots of Suez Canal shipping. Salvage ships at work. Divers at work. Tugs at work. Ships loaded with vehicles etc. pulling out. CU.Salvage workers splice 9" cable for lifting hopper from bottom of Canal. Shots of tugs, careful at expert towing LC. 10 and LC. 11 with hopper suspended between. CU.Diver going down etc. GV. Complete salvage ships being towed to graveyard - viz. background, wrecked ships. General view of troopship Dilwara taking first troops home. Views of Dilwara etc. Vehicles being loaded ready for shipments, etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2842.30
    Media URN:
    82766
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:50:00 / 01:58:54:00
    Canister:
    UN 2917 C

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