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  • Short Summary

    A huge floating dock starts its sea journey from Newcastle to New Zealand.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Newcastle-on-Tyne. World's Greatest Towing Task. 17,000 ton floating dock starts on its 13,500 mile journey to New Zealand."

    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    Pan across huge area of steel work - this is the floating dock.

    Various shots of the dock being manoeuvred in the water by tugboats.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    859.27
    Media URN:
    12517
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:48:00 / 01:51:54:00
    Canister:
    31/58

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