Giant Floating Dock (1931)

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Wallsend. Giant floating dock for New Zealand. First section launched from Swan Hunter's famous Yard" Swan Hunter Shipyard, Wallsend-on-Tyne, Northumberland. Various shots in ship yard of massive floating dock being built. Crowds of people gather to watch the first section being launched. Top view of dignitaries on podium as metal work slides down into water. Good shots of the section of floating dock being moved by a tug boat. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:809.12
  • Owner

  • Source

    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 11 months ago
    Viewed: 819 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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