Ships at work

Australia, 1967

Film
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A small boy finding himself on board a tugboat, learns about the different parts of the ship, and the various functions of other types of ships - dredges, tankers, cargo ships, and a hydrofoil. Explains different loading methods for wheat, wool, coal, oil, and cars. Tells where the goods are from and their destinations.

Credits

director

Christopher Cordeaux

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:17:00:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28484

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Shipping

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ships

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Tugboats

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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