Wonderful Engineering Feat (1923)

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    Item title reads - Wonderful engineering feat. 1300 ton cargo steamer "Richard Welford" which capsized and sunk at quayside, raised in 3 hours. Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. M/S of the liner on its side, water is pumped from the front and side. M/S of the pumps. Intertitle - 'Mighty pumps emptied her of water at the rate of 2800 tons per hour.' C/U of the pumps with water pouring out from different valves. L/S of the ship slowly turning the right way up. M/S of men on the steamer. Note: for another story about the steamer see 'Remarkable Accident' in G 1004 on *PM0312*. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:320.17
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DeeEAhQP7o
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 1 month ago
    Viewed: 348 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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