LAUNCH OF PADDLE STEAMER "GLEN GOWER"

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: LAUNCH OF PADDLE STEAMER "GLEN GOWER"

Reference number: 1543

Date: 1922, February 22

Sponsor: P. & A. Campbell

Production company: Gaumont

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.30 mins

Description: Launch of the paddle steamer "Glen Gower" at Troon. Built for P. & A. Campbell Ltd., Bristol, by the Ailsa Shipbuilding Company.

Shotlist: Credits (.11); Launch of paddle steamer "Glen Gower" at Troon. Built for P & A Campbell Ltd., Bristol, by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company. Shots of launch party and guests arriving at the yard and mounting the launch platform (.35); General views of launch. Shots from platform as vessel moves down the slipway and into the water (1.12); Side angle shot of same (1.41); Paddle tug "Troon" tows the "Glen Gower" away [to fitting-out basin] (2.19); Incomplete. Mrs Alec Campbell launched vessel.