• Short Summary

    A flexible device is used for towing amounts of oil across the seas.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southampton. 'Sausage' For Oil Transport!".

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    GV Oil barge being towed in Southampton water.

    SV Pan along the barge.

    CU Front of the barge coming towards the camera.

    GV Barge being towed and turning.

    CU People watching from ship.

    GV Man attaching a pipeline from ship to the barge.

    GV Barge being wrapped round a drum affair to squeeze the oil out of it.

    CU Men turning a handle to wrap the barge round the drum, pan to the drum.

    CU Drum, pan up to show the barge against the ship which is taking the oil.

    CU Ship's officer raising his cap in amazement.

    SV Man running along the barge with a broom in his hand.

    SV Pan along the barge to the man standing on the front of it with a broom.

    GV Barge being towed and man standing on it.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1553.12
    Media URN:
    49827
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:40:00 / 01:12:40:00
    Canister:
    58/76

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