MODEL 4576

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Subjects:

  • Science and technology
  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Technical

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: MODEL 4576

Reference number: 8833

Date: 1964*

Production company: National Physical Laboratory Film Unit

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 12.12 mins

Description: A technical film by the National Physical Laboratory of testing tank trials for the hull model of the New Zealand car ferry 'Wahine', for builders the Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co.

Model 4576 (Fairfield Yard no. 830 )is the New Zealand car ferry 'Wahine' launched in 1965, which sank in 1968 with the loss of 51 lives. See also ref. 8862 for her launch at Fairfield.

For more information about the Wahine, see:
http://www.thewahine.co.nz/index.html [last accessed 6/2/2017]

Shotlist: [shot-listed from .AVI file using QuickTime]

(0.00) blank (0.07) title - THE EXPERIMENTS WERE CARRIED OUT IN NO.3 TANK OF SHIP DIVISION NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY ON BEHALF OF FAIRFIELD SHIPBUILDING AND ENGINEERING CO. LTD - THE CAMERA SPEED WAS INCREASED SO THAT THE PROJECTION SPEED OF 16FPS PRODUCES SHIP MOTIONS ON THE RIGHT TIME SCALE (0.41) SHIP SPEED 17.9 KNOTS IN HEAD SEAS - BEAUFORT FORCE 5 - SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT 8.2 FT - SIGNIFICANT PITCH 3.75° - SIGNIFICANT HEAVE 5.5 FT - shot of ship model in testing tank (2.47) SHIP SPEED 20.0 KNOTS IN HEAD SEAS - BEAUFORT FORCE 5 - SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT 8.3 FT - SIGNIFICANT PITCH 3.76° - SIGNIFICANT HEAVE 8.3 FT - shot of ship model in testing tank (6.30) SHIP SPEED 16.2 KNOTS IN HEAD SEAS - BEAUFORT FORCE 7 - SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT 14.1 FT - SIGNIFICANT PITCH 6.7° - SIGNIFICANT HEAVE 11.3 FT - shot of ship model in testing tank (8.23) SHIP SPEED 17.9 KNOTS IN HEAD SEAS - BEAUFORT FORCE 7 - SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT 15.4 FT - SIGNIFICANT PITCH 7° - SIGNIFICANT HEAVE 12.7 FT - shot of ship model in testing tank (10.07) SHIP SPEED 19.6 KNOTS IN HEAD SEAS - BEAUFORT FORCE 7 - SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT 13.9 FT - SIGNIFICANT PITCH 6.9° - SIGNIFICANT HEAVE 13.9 FT - shot of ship model in testing tank - ecs - THE END (12.06) blank (12.12)