The construction and launch of a concrete ship named 'Faith,' one of many concrete ships now leaving the slips
SLATE INFORMATION: The Shipping Crisis-America's Great Effort
LV. PAN Girders built round hull.
LV. Front view ditto.
SCU. PAN UP. Men at work on construction of hull.
CU. Headline of newspaper "The Globe" reads: 6 million tons of ships sunk by submarines in last 12 months.
LV. PAN Ship is launched sideways. Crowd looking on.
LV. Hull splashes into the water.
LV. Ship moving slowly past camera.
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