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  • Short Summary

    A giant dock capable of lifting a 54,000 ton ship is finished in Newcastle-on-Tyne.

  • Description

    Item title reads - THE BIGGEST DOCK...EVER. Six times as large as Trafalgar Square.....capable of lifting a 54,000 ton ship.....will hold 190,000 tons of water....completed & ready for 8,500 miles journey to much discussed naval base in Singapore. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Tyneside.

    L/S of the giant dock, a man walks across it. M/S of men working on it as the camera pans across the structure. L/S as it continues to pan on the deck. Various shots of the dock.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    712.20
    Media URN:
    33626
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:28:00 / 01:28:50:00
    Canister:
    G 1468

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