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Title: [BIRTH OF A SHIP, the]
Reference number: 0464
Running time: 20.00 mins
Construction and launch of the "Tofua" at Denny's Yard, Dumbarton.
Preservation of this film supported by the National Heritage Memorial Fund.
No credits. Views of shipyards (.45) Entrance to Denny's yard. Interior drawing office, modelling shop and moulding shop (4.22) Shaping and polishing model hull, moulding and shaping model propellors. The finished article (9.52)
No credits. Launch of the "Tofua" [22nd May] (1.26) Ship at quayside (2.35) Tank testing model. Drawing office, loft (5.56) Cold bending metal bar, marking out plates and cutting and drilling rivet holes. Templates are laid. Shot of ship under construction (10.08)
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