MV "CRYSTAL CUBE"

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Ceremonies
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Ships and shipping
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: MV "CRYSTAL CUBE"

Reference number: 2440

Date: 1974*

Sponsor: Scott-Lithgow

Production company: Templar Films

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.58 mins

Description: Mrs. I.D. Lyle launches the first bulk sugar carrier for Sugarline Ltd., MV "Crystal Cube" at the Scott-Lithgow shipyard. (Presumably connection with sugar company Tate & Lyle?)

See also refs. 2431, 2434, 2441, 2445, 2447, 2448.]

Shotlist: Credits (0.20) Mrs I D LYLE launches the first bulk sugar carrier for Sugarline Ltd. Ext. Scotts' Cartsburn dockyard. gvs ship construction. painters; welders; riveters (one uses the hot rivet to light his cigarette) (3.07) The ship's engines and boilers await her arrival at the fitting out basin. gvs boilers (3.42) Early on the morning of the great day final preparations for the launch are made. gvs same. Launch party arrives. Launch of M.V. CRYSTAL CUBE. Towed into fitting out basin (7.53) ecs (7.58)