S.S. British Sovereign

United Kingdom, 1953

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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.


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Associated British-Pathe






Black and White

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