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    Princess Alexandra of Kent at the inauguration of British Rail's new sea container vessel

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    Harwich, Essex

    SEA CONTAINER SERVICE.

    Various shots of Princess Alexandra of Kent (Mrs Angus Ogilvy) sheltering under a umbrella watching the docking of British Rail's new container vessel "Sea Freightliner One" at Harwich Docks. The Princess boards the vessel to meet some of the crew. Various shots as the Princess unveils a plaque on Parkeston Quay to inaugurate the new container service between Harwich and Zeebrugge. Various shots to show the giant travelling cranes unloading the containers from the ships hold directly onto waiting lorries, trailers or the dockside.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    3243.07
    Media URN:
    90563
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:44:00 / 01:22:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 4353 A

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