• Short Summary

    Pipelines are laid at North Sea after confirming there is a vast supply of natural gas there.

  • Description

    Off Grimsby, Lincolnshire.

    GV. Pipe laying ship 'Hugh W. Gordon' at sea. Nearer shot of the ship at sea. Side view of the ship at sea. GV. Forty feet lengths of pipes stacked on deck. SV. Technician in Stetson hat standing by - most of the ship's crew are Texan. Angle shot, two technicians on bridge. LV. Pipes on deck. Technician in peaked cap. CU. Wallet on waist with spanners. SV. Two men, one in peaked cap, one bowler. CU. A man with cigar. SV. Pan, pipes on deck. LV. Control room with television screens. SV. Panel, pan to the screens. SV. Technicians walking in long corridor. GV. Lounge. Travel shot through kitchens, & LV. LV. Three men working in laundry room, slow zoom in to man ironing. SV. Lid of spin dryer automatically opens and man takes out washing. SV. Two men, both wearing Stetson hats, sitting in their cabin. GV. Pipeline being welded and X-rayed, pan down as pipe slowly rolls along rollers into sea. SV. Men welding pipeline. CU. As it moves slowly down rollers into sea. SV. Two men rolling. Top view, pan as more pipe rolls slowly into sea, & LV. CU. Pipeline rolls slowly down rollers into sea as sea covers pipeline. GV. The pipe laying vessel 'Hugh W. Gordon'.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:30:00 / 01:25:20:00

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