LAUNCH SS "DUNDEE" AND MV "ARBROATH"

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Places:

  • Dundee

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: LAUNCH SS "DUNDEE" AND MV "ARBROATH"

Reference number: 2560

Date: 1933 - 1935

Director: [filmed by H.M. Plenderleith]

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.33 mins

Description: Launching of SS "Dundee" at Caledon shipyard, Dundee, Dec. 1933 and the start of her maiden voyage in Feb. 1934. Launching ceremonies of the MV "Arbroath", Aug. 1935 and the lifeboat "Mona", Sept. 1935. Collection refs. 2560-2568.

See also ref. 2560, 2565, 2566 2567, 2568.

Shotlist: SS DUNDEE - Christened and Launched by Lady Barrie 28 Dec. 1933 (0.4) [Caledon shipyard, Dundee] gvs vessel and launch party (2.30) SS Dundee leaves River Tay on her maiden voyage 24 Feb 1934. gvs from shore. Vessel at quay and under steam (3.54) MV ARBROATH Christened and launched by Miss Hilda Cowper 14 Aug 1935 gvs vessel, launch party. (Miss Cowper has 3-4 unsuccessful attempts at smashing the bottle). Launch party leaves (6.48) [inauguration and naming of RNLB 'Mona' 28 Sept. 1935] gvs Provost and guests, naming ceremony. Brief shot lifeboat crew (9.13) RNLB flag sellers (9.27) Lifeboat crew (9.33)