• Short Summary

    Rising of the giant liner "Empress of Canada" is the greatest salvage feat in Britain's history.

  • Description

    Liverpool.

    LV "Empress of Canada" on side in dock. Cables running from ship to shore. GV derricks alongside dock. SV "Empress of Canada" on side in dock. SV derricks on dockside. SV buoyancy chambers and cables on boat. GTV steam winches. SV man operating winch. SV block and tackle. LV "Empress" beginning to rise. SV man watching. LV "Empress" rising. SV air escaping as hull rises. SV & LV "Empress" rising. SV list indicator showing 45%. SV winch man. SV hull rising. GV hoppers and steam hoses. GV steam hoses along dockside. SV hull almost upright. SV list indicator showing 10%. SV buoyancy chambers alongside hull. CU bow. List indicator showing 9%. LV buoyancy chambers being cut adrift. SV Captain Dobson (nearest camera). GV "Empress of Canada" upright (almost).

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title H.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    146.18
    Media URN:
    29267
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:10:00 / 01:27:38:00
    Canister:
    54/21

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