A load of gin recently fell into water 25 feet deep at London Docks, and divers have since been having a muddy time trying to recover the valuable liquid.
LV diver up ladder from dock
CU PAN police, customs, insurance officials lock on
LV basket of gin bottles being hooked to crane
SCU basket hoisted to quay
CU police, customs men look on
SV basket lowered on to quay
CU gin bottles in basket
SV men transfer bottles from basket watched by customs officer
CU customs officer watches
CU battles taken out of basket
SV customs officer looks at 2 bottles
CU bottles placed in crate
LV officials etc. around quay watching
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Background: A load of gin recently fell into water 25 feet deep at London Docks, and divers have since been having a muddy time trying to recover the valuable liquid.
Salvaging of the four hundred crates of gin ice expected to go on for several weeks.
Officials of the Port of London Authority, and Customs and Insurance men have been keeping a strict watch as crates and bottles have been brought to the surface.
The ci??? slipped into the dock from a lorry. It was going in reverse when its rear wheels tipped over the edge of the quay.