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  • Berwickshire


  • Fish and fishing


  • Amateur


  • 1960s

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Reference number: 3369

Date: c.1966

Director: [attributed to D Patterson]

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 25.57 mins

Description: The construction of Star Divine; views of static stages of completion - not including craftsmen at work. The boat is launched by 1966 Eyemouth Herring Queen, Isobel Crombie, in a well attended ceremony at the harbour.

Shotlist: No credits. exts. pan over keel; men standing under stem and stern posts, yard in b/ground (2.48) shot of hull taking shape; ribs are in place, shots of men standing in new structure, FMA [Fisherman's Mutual Association?] building in b/ground (3.47) shots of hull, more ribs and deck have been added, and a cage around the "ribs"; c/u shots of carpentry joins [oof], and interior structure of skeleton; c/u keel and props; ls structure (3.50) gvs strakes nailed onto the bottom half of the hull, then to the top (8.28) view from top of boat, covered in tarps, looking out to Eyemouth harbour; elevated ls of boat; c/u underside of hull (10.11) gvs painted hull bearing registration "LH 449"; (11.00) View from deck; c/u deck details (11.57) ints. unfinished interior of boat (13.53) exts. Star Divine; ls boat (14.48) hull and deck complete, the boat is run down into the water. (16.01) Eyemouth harbour. Vessel LH449 Divine Star II in water with fitting out and wheelhouse in place. (20.37) Launch day. VIP's arrive. Shots launch by 1966 Eyemouth Herring Queen, Isobel Crombie (21.11) crowds milling around harbour (22.08) Shots of the boat, inside wheelhouse and profile in the water. (25.57)