S.S. British Sovereign

United Kingdom, 1953

Film
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Story of a British tanker from the drawing board through the shipyards to the high seas. Ship-building sequences at the Barrow-in-furnace yards in the north of England show extensive use of prefabricated methods and the film includes the launching, fitting-out and trial scenes.

Credits

production company

Associated British-Pathe

Duration

00:24:12:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1953

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28860

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Docks

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Great Britain

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil tankers

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Docks

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Oil tankers

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ship-building - Great Britain

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ships - Equipment and supplies

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ships - Launching

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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