LAUNCHING OF JACOBITE LADY,the

Some general views of ships, tugs and cranes in Glasgow’s Princes Dock in the mid-1970s. (clip)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Tourism and travel
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Documentary

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: LAUNCHING OF JACOBITE LADY,the

Reference number: 3125

Date: 1975, August 19

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 22.30 mins

Description: The launch of the pleasure boat 'Jacobite Lady' on the Clyde and the preparations leading up to the launch. [rushes]

Shotlist: The launch bottle is given to ship owner Dan McWilliam to tie to the boat (0.36) Shot of the launch party in their finery (0.49) A boat sails out from the docks (1.05) C/u of banner on boat which reads "Jacobite Cruises " (1.12) various journalists and tv crews (1.37) Preparing for the launch (2.28) Mrs McWilliam performing launch ceremony gives a photocall for the press (2.50) shot of piper (3.31) The ship is launched and Mrs McWilliam receives flowers (4.02) she pretends to re-do the launch for the camera (4.21) Crowds watch on as she and then the other guests file onto the boat (5.40) Everyone on the boat (5.59) A speech is made (7.12) Sandwiches are laid out (7.29) Gvs ships in the docks (8.53) Trawler coming into the dock (9.45) Construction work being carried out on the boat (11.37) The flag is put up (12.28) Tidying and decorating the ship (13.45) C/u of hull and name then zoom out to a l/s of boat then returns to name (14.34) Still tidying and decorating (16.41) The boat sitting in the harbour; Glasgow University in the background (17.33) Finishing touches (18.40) C/u of the "Jacobite Cruises" banner as the boat sails across the dock (19.41) It docks (20.32) Trims of previous material (22.30)