Largest Vessel Launched On The Tees (1928)

  • Description

    Largest vessel launched on the Tees. Canadian T.S. Motor Tanker the Calgarolite, takes the water from Furness shipbuilding's famous yard. Teeside. M/S as a woman smashes the bottle of champagne against the side of the "Calgarolite". A man hands back her flowers and pulls the rope down. M/S as the ship slides slowly down the ramp into the water. M/S as the camera pans across the ship and people stood on the dock. L/S of big crowds of people on the dock, the camera pans across them. M/S of the woman who launched the ship talking to a man and boy. M/S of a shot of the "Viceroy of India". M/S of men standing on the dock, the camera pans across them. M/S of the "Calgarolite" being launched again. FILM ID:744.11 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT
  • Owner

    British Pathé
  • Source

    Youtube (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Last modified: 6 months ago
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