• Short Summary

    The 251-thousand ton oil tanker "Chevron Kentucky" was launched in Rotterdam on Saturday ( March 20 ), and this film shows the traditional launching ceremony with the usual bottle of champagne smashed against its hull.

  • Description

    1.
    CU PAN tanker on launching ramp
    0.08

    2.
    CU propeller
    0.10

    3.
    CU name on side "Chevron Kentucky"
    0.11

    4.
    SV ZOOM in officials on launching platform
    0.16

    5.
    SCU Mrs. Smith cutting ribbon with small axe
    0.19

    6.
    SV Champagne bottle smashing against hull of tanker
    0.22

    7.
    SCU PAN tanker sliding down ramp into water (2 shots)
    0.28

    8.
    LV ZOOM tanker into water
    0.38

    9.
    SCU PAN official party
    0.43

    10.
    LV ZOOM in people watching tanker in background
    0.48



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The 251-thousand ton oil tanker "Chevron Kentucky" was launched in Rotterdam on Saturday ( March 20 ), and this film shows the traditional launching ceremony with the usual bottle of champagne smashed against its hull.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA77HTO15YC4CVH5CFFZ75VFT4R
    Media URN:
    VLVA77HTO15YC4CVH5CFFZ75VFT4R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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