STK-ID 25256

HAS over Howe Sound, part of North Vancouver waterfront in foreground. HAS over business district of Vancouver, office buildings and skyscrapers. Various front shots of freighters, liners, being towed by tugboats, being warped to docks, of ships moored to piers including the "Loch Garth", the "Orsova", the "Makron", the harbour ship "Cambrian Salvor", the "Hikawa Maru", the tugboats of "Cates Line" busily at work throughout. MS of stevedores mooring the "Makron". CU of name "Makron-Monrovia", Liberian flag flying from stern jackstaff. Brief shots of spool of rope being loaded on board ship, of hoist on one of the tugboats, of man painting name "Cambrian Salvor" on stern of seagoing tugboat, of rapidly revolving radar scanner on top of tugboat. MSs of the "Cambrian Salvor" towing large freighter across Burrard Inlet. Shot of several "Cates" tugboats moored to wharf. Sequence on the "Kristin Bakke" being moved by tugboats. (21/11/1959)


Excerpt from
Tugs and Towing
Vancouver (city)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080