LAUNCH OF TV "MORAR"

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Documentary

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: LAUNCH OF TV "MORAR"

Reference number: 2443

Date: 1958

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.20 mins

Description: Launch of the ship TV "Morar" at Scott-Lithgow' s shipyard with a voice-over explaining the advantages of this, the first British free-piston powered ship.


Shotlist: Credits. First British Free-Piston Powered Ship. Launch of TV 'Morar" on 23rd April 1958. v/o explanation of advantages of the free-piston powered ship. Diagram on working of cylinders (1.36) controls in operation (5.20)