Employers will not talk, workers will not talk, shipyards are silent - strike continues.
GV. Clydeside shipyards with ship on the stocks. GV. Clydeside shipyards. LV. Idle ship. GV. Cammell Laird shipyards and dry docks. LV. Idle cranes. GV. Ship, Liverpool Packet, in dry dock, with no activity going on. SV. Showing name "Liverpool Packet" pan down to empty gangways and scaffolding. SV. Scaffolding constructed around the bow of ship also showing pots of paint that have been left by the workers. SV. Pots of paint on the scaffolding. FV. Propeller with scaffolding round that has been left by the workers, & SV. SCU. Propeller waiting to be fitted laying on the quayside. LV. Shipyard workers outside the National Union of General and Municipal Workers at Birkenhead. CU. Name on window "National Union of General and Municipal Workers." SV. Strikers going into building to sign on. SV. Striker with pay card. LV. Men idling their time away outside the Transport and General Workers Union building at Liverpool. Angle shot, name on building. "The Transport and General Workers Union." SV. Group of men arguing with each other outside building, & CU. GV. The "Evgenia Niarchos" tanker in dry dock at Barrow-in-Furness. CU. Name on side of ship "Evgenia Niarchos." Angle shot, looking along deck, showing pipes. Angle shot showing stern and propeller of tanker. GV. Dutch Motor ship "Prince of the Netherlands" awaiting to be launched by Queen Juliana. Angle shot of name on bows "Prince of the Netherlands." SV. Queen Juliana on launching platform holding bottle and about to launch the ship. LV. Bottle breaks on the ship. Angle shot, Queen Juliana watching. GV. Dutch motor ship going down slipway. GV. German ship on the stocks about to be launched, & front view. CU. Bottle smashing up against bow. SV. Woman holding flowers with men looking on. Front view, German ship going down slipway. GV. German ship sliding into water. GV. Idle cranes. Pan down to closed gates in Cammell Laird's shipyards. GV. Idle docks. SV. Ship in dry dock with no work going on. GV. Ship in dry dock with no activity around it.
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