• Short Summary

    World's Largest grain carrying ship is the first along the newly completed Welland Canal in Canada.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Canada. World's Largest Grain Carrier - inaugurates the completion of 38 million pound Welland Canal, making many great Canadian & American Cities inland Ports."

    Canada.

    Odd bridge over Welland Ship Canal rises up to provide more room for shipping to pass beneath.

    Side shot of huge grain tanker ship passing along the canal.

    The ship passes under the bridge. The voiceover informs us that the canal links the Great Lakes and Lake Ontario. Quick closer shot of the ship - the World's largest Grain Carrier S.S. Lemoyne.

    Massive lock gates open.

    Shot from the ship down to the side of the canal where people are gathered.

    Shot of the ship in a lock. Smoke comes out of her funnel. Pan across to people watching.

    High angle shot of stern of the boat. Lots of flags are flying above the ship. More high angle shots of the ship passing beneath.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    681.09
    Media URN:
    5106
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:12:00 / 01:12:12:00
    Canister:
    32/66

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