STK-ID 30076

Eye Witness No. 79: Ferries, Tankers, Frigates - "Made in Canada": MSs of lower stern of ferry, of screw, of rudder, as ferry starts sliding backwards into water, of couple of launching stand, bow of ferry and draught numerals at left. Shots along underside of ferry showing slipway, bilge blocks, overhanging hull of ferry and workmen preparing to launch ship. Shots of launching party, crowds of curious, guests and dignitaries arriving on launching stand, departing, milling about yard. MLS of ferry in water. Shots of navy cable layer at dock, of bow of the "Andros Fortune", of name "Andros Fortune". Stern shot of Royal Canadian Navy cable layer. Bow on HAS of arctic supply ship "CD Howe" at dock, of four stacked old tub "Prince Edward Island" in dry dock. ESTABLISHING SHOTs of the Davie Shipbuilding Company shipyards from ground level.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 79
National Film Board
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Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
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35mm neg b&w
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1920 x 1080