STK-ID 31496

Eye Witness No. 33: The Ship that Never Sails: The S.S. Lurcher: [remark: the "SS Lurcher", riding at permanent anchor over the shoals 20 miles from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, does double duty as lighthouse and weather station.] Shots of deck and bow of the "SS Lurcher", of interior of wheelhouse. Shots of engine room, radio operator using ship shore radio-telephone. Shots of attendant changing lamps in lighthouse, of cook making dinner and crew eating in mess. Shots of diesel generator in operation, used to power lighthouse. Shots of crew doing various duties aboard, of man relaxing in cabin, reading magazine. Shot of ship's cook peeling potatoes with electric peeler. Shots of crows' nest of "SS Lurcher", man on lookout. Night shots of beacon light revolving against totally black sky.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 33
National Film Board
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