CONSTRUCTION AT EYEMOUTH HARBOUR

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

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Places:

  • Berwickshire

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Fish and fishing

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: CONSTRUCTION AT EYEMOUTH HARBOUR

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)