Great shots of the launch of the tanker 'Jacob Verolme' into a very narrow waterway.
Unused / unissued material -
Polygoon Haarlem, Holland / The Netherlands.
GV Hull of new tanker "Jacob Verolme" in dock surrounded by cranes, and scaffolding, pan across 240 meter waterway. CU Two special anchors, weighing 75.00 kilos each. CU Anchor being hoisted on crane. CU Winding machinery. GV Coiled chain. GV Anchor half submerged in water. GV Waterway, panning up to stern of the new tanker. CU Hull of tanker. GV Crowd looking at stern of tanker. MS Christening of tanker by woman. Various shots of tanker sliding down slipway and entering the water, then turning sharply to lie parallel with river bank. LS Hull of tanker, surrounded by small craft.
(Lav.) Old record suggests material dates from around 20/06/1957.