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Reel Number: 250098-03
Color: Black and White and Colour
Year / Date: 1942
TC Begins: 02:26:33
TC Ends: 02:39:40
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - Color, 1942, USA Homefront: Kaiser Richmond Shipyard & Liberty Ship Construction Pt. 3 of 3 Large electrical machine, man adjusts knobs. High angle / HA men working on steel surface welding by union melt & removing residue. CUs. GOOD. 02:27:44 Title: Laying Out Deck. HA on steel plates above beams; many workers marking, welding, etc. 02:28:11 Title: Boat Deck. Overhead of men attaching beams . 02:28:29 Title: Welding Deck House Inverted. Many men arc welding. HA over partially completed sub-assembly from moving crane. 02:28:59 Title: Turning Boat Deck Section & Placing On Assembly Line. LS men working; gantry crane lifting section, moving out of shed, lifting w/ cranes to turn over, section of steel falls out; lowered down as men in hardhats watch, lifted & moved back into shed by gantry crane, lowered onto steel supporting section. 02:31:14 Another brought out by gantry crane to invert & turned over. CU crane hooks, lifting & returning to lower onto base section. 02:32:26 Overhead of partially constructed ship from gantry crane, men working below. LS welding w/ ship doorways, ladders in place. 02:33:01 Title: Transfer of 72 Ton Deck House To Ship. Crane rolling support in along tracks. Beam placed on wheels on top. Men operating winch w/ large cable. 02:33:35 Title: To Lifting Jacks. Deck house on four beams on rollers being winched out w/ cable, jacked up and supports moved out. MCU jacks in place lifting. 02:34:15 Title: Placing on Trailer. Trailer rolled underneath, jacks lower deckhouse. Tractor pulls it away across shipyard. High angle of two rolling cranes lifting, moving & lowering into place on hull. GOOD SEQUENCE. 02:36:35 Title: After Deck House Assembly. POV from overhead crane over ship under construction, men working, stacks & some railing in place. Crane moving pieces into place. 02:37:17 Title: Boiler Assembly. Two large metal units & many boilers being welded in shed. POV from moving crane thru. Men working inside boilers welding. 02:38:35 Launching ceremony w/ woman & champagne bottle. Man and another woman assisting. Ship John ??? down ways. 02:38:54 Title: Delivery of Vessel. Three men in suits at desk w/ papers signing, woman brings in others. MCUs; other men going over papers. The End. WW2; California Work Force; Shipbuilding Industry; Cargo Ships; Wartime; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. Good color & action. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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