• Short Summary

    The construction and launch of a concrete ship named 'Faith,' one of many concrete ships now leaving the slips

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Shipping Crisis-America's Great Effort

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    U.S.A


    MAIN TITLE

    (10ft)


    LV. PAN Girders built round hull.

    (19ft)


    LV. Front view ditto.

    (21ft)


    SCU. PAN UP. Men at work on construction of hull.

    (49ft)


    GV. Ditto.

    (54ft)


    CU. Headline of newspaper "The Globe" reads: 6 million tons of ships sunk by submarines in last 12 months.

    (67ft)


    LV. PAN Ship is launched sideways. Crowd looking on.

    (75ft)


    LV. Hull splashes into the water.

    (84ft)


    LV. Ship moving slowly past camera.

    (95ft)


    Ships and Boats, Ceremonies -

    Video Roll Title: Shipping crisis: 91ft Issue sheet title: THE SHIPPING CRISIS - AMERICA'S GREAT EFFORT. THE CONSTRUCTION AND LAUNCH OF A CONCRETE SHIP. THE 'FAITH' IS ONE OF MANY NOW LEAVING THE SLIPS.

    construction, boat, ship, labourers, ceremony, launch, WWI, World War I, First World War
    Background: The construction and launch of a concrete ship named 'Faith,' one of many concrete ships now leaving the slips

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3VU6FGYBPBVEZCHIMIQNY39FO
    Media URN:
    VLVA3VU6FGYBPBVEZCHIMIQNY39FO
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1918
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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