This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    The front end of the 'Lochmonar' ship is launched; it will be joined to the original back end of the ship in dry-dock.

  • Description

    Full titles read: '"Surgical" Shipbuilding Marvel! - 175 ft. fore end for the "Lochmonar" launched.'

    Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    Various shots show the front / bow end of the ship 'Lochmonar' being launched and moving down the ramp towards the water.

    Intertitle reads: '... she broke her back in the Mersey last December.'

    M/S of the Lochmonar split down the middle and gushing water.

    Intertitle reads: '... the after part was towed to Belfast ... '

    M/Ss of the back half / stern of the ship being towed off by tugs.

    Intertitle reads: '... and now the two portions will be drydocked [sic] and joined together.'

    L/S of the back half of the ship in dock.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    736.17
    Media URN:
    34976
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:14:00 / 01:25:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1526

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment