• Short Summary

    The second drive-on vehicle ferry between Dover and Calais was given a final check, Jan 15.

  • Description

    1.
    LV The Empire Shearwater at Calais.
    3 ft

    2.
    SV Throwing a line aboard.
    3 ft

    3.
    LV Lowering the ramp.
    2 ft

    4.
    SCU PAN Gendarmes watching.
    2 ft

    5.
    LV The ramp down.
    2 ft

    6.
    LV View of the interior of the ship.
    3 ft

    7.
    SCU The ramp.
    2 ft

    8.
    LV Pan down..From the ship, pan to the ramp on the quay.
    4 ft

    9.
    SV The ramp on the quayside.
    2 ft

    10.
    LV The ship approaching the quayside.
    2 ft



    Initials BSD/MH/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The second drive-on vehicle ferry between Dover and Calais was given a final check, Jan 15. It is to be inaugurated on Monday, Jan. 19.

    A converted landing craft, the Empire Shearwater will operate three times weekly carrying all types of vehicular traffic.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8EPF8N0XIX85OY9WXJGMF4CRL
    Media URN:
    VLVA8EPF8N0XIX85OY9WXJGMF4CRL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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