Rent 100 Years of British Ships (1999)

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Using film dating from as early as 1901 this feature traces the history of British shipping through the 20th century. It is a totally unique compilation featuring so many wonderful liners, warships, freighters, tugs, fishing boats, barges, pilot vessels, ferry boats, chain ferries, pleasure steamers and cross-channel boats - also the men who worked in the docks, on the quays, and on board the ships.
Ports, places and resorts visited include: Ardrossan, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Clacton, Dartmouth, Douglas, Dover, Firth of Forth, Fishguard, Folkestone, Goole, Gosport, Harwich, Holyhead, Hull, Immingham, Kyle of Lochalsh, Lake Coniston, Lame Windermere, Llandudno, Lochranza, London, Lowestoft, Mallaig, Menai Straits, Newhaven, Portsmouth, Silloth, Southampton, Stranraer, The Clyde, The Mersey, The Tyne, The Wear, Tilbury, Weston-super-Mare and Weymouth. Some of the many vessels featured are: Acquitania, Ailsa Princess, HMS Ark Royal (1937), HMS Ark Royal (1954), Berengaria, Black Prince, Brightlingsea, Britannia, Bute, Canberra, Canterbury, Carpathia, Cedric, Deerhound, Duchess of Atholl, Embassy, Empress of Canada, Empress of Scotland, HMS Exeter, Farringford, Graf Spee, Gondola, Greyhound, Jeanie Deans, HMS King George V, King Orry, Kingswear Castle, Lady of Mann, Lincoln Castle, HMS Lion, Maid of the Lock, Maid of Orleans, Mauretania, Mauretania (1939), Majestic, Media, Medway Queen, Mona's Queen, Newcastle Star, Northumbrian, Queen Mary, Queen Mary II, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth II, Olympic, Pyrrhus, Reina del Mar, Reina del Pacifico, HMS Powerful, Sandown, Snowdon, St Elvies, Sir Walter Raine, St. Seiriol, St Tudno, Talisman, Tern, Titanic, Tuscania, Uganda, Ulster Monarch, Ulster Prince, Viking, Voltaire, Whippingham.
Wilf Watters
Demand DVD
British Films, Documentary, Special Interest
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Run Time:
55 minutes
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour and B & W

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