PHAROS 1962

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Genres:

  • Amateur

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Title: PHAROS 1962

Reference number: 9946

Date: 1962

Sound: silent

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 16.01 mins

Description: Lighthouse inspection by the Pharos in 1962.

The Pharos vessel featured in this film would appear to be PHAROS VIII in service 1955 - 1988. Main duties being the delivery of stores and supplies, buoyworking and the statutory inspection of the navigation aids on oil rigs in the Scottish sector. It was built in 1955 by Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Dundee (507) and based at Granton. As of 2000, it was still in service , the owners being International Maritime Resources Ltd, registered at Port of Spain.
Information from Northern Lighthouse Board website with acknowledgement made to Graeme Somner - http://www.nlb.org.uk [last accessed 09/07/2020]

This film is part of the Northern Lighthouse Board Collection. See refs. 3720, 3725 - 3737 and 9946

Shotlist: Lighthouse inspection by the Pharos.

Written on card contained inside original film can: 1962 PHAROS - BANGOR BAY - GRANNOILLE - PATRICIA - ATLANTA - CALF OF MAN - CRGNEISH - DOUGLAS HD. - LOCHINDAUL - RINNS OF ISLAY - RUVAAL - DHUHEARTACH - BARRA HEAD - CASTLE BAY - KISHMUIL CASTLE - USHENISH - GLAS ISLAND - ALISTAIR ROBERTSON'S FIRST VOYAGE - EDWRAD BURNESS AS GUEST.