This video is not available to view remotely

Video 1 (currently displayed video)

Full length video - full length available onsite

Video 2

Parts of the harbour have been drained of water as cranes lift huge blocks to build new sea walls. (clip)

This film is in copyright

This film is protected by copyright and is provided for personal, private viewing only. Please use the Hire, buy or ask a question button to ask about obtaining a copy of this film or a licence to use it, or to ask about its copyright status.

Find similar films


  • Berwickshire


  • Construction and engineering
  • Fish and fishing


  • Amateur


  • 1960s

Please read Understanding catalogue records for help interpreting this information and Using footage for more information about accessing this film.

Overall rating:


Reference number: 3368

Date: 1964

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11 mins

Description: Views of the deepening of Eyemouth harbour in 1964, followed by the reopening ceremony and shots of the fishing boat "Star Divine".

Shotlist: No credits. Gv's construction of new harbour at Eyemouth, shots earth moving and masonry being laid in drained harbour. (1.48) crane building wall over harbour mouth; pan over empty harbour (3.19) finished harbour (3.35) opening ceremony?; ls VIP's arrive by car (4.16) fishing boats decorated with bunting enter harbour, including BK 47 "Star Divine" (5.01) ls dignitaries in car (5.44) group standing under RNLI flag; ms crew on lifeboat in red hats, crowds standing on harbour wall in foreground; dignitaries visit a second boat (7.15) c/u dignitaries and Provost; visitors leaving; (8.08) gvs "Star Divine" leaving harbour and steering near the harbour (9.59)