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WWII - 1944, Mulberry Harbor Testing of Concrete Barges

Reel Number: 221023-07

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1944

Country: England,United Kingdom

Location: Portsmouth,southampton

TC Begins: 20:45:22

TC Ends: 20:54:56

Duration: 00:09:34

WWII - 1944, Mulberry Harbor Testing of Concrete Barges Testing of breakwaters & concrete barges ’Phoenix’ caissons - part of giant ‘Mulberry’ Harbour constructed for D-Day landings in Portsmouth / Southampton. LS Mulberry harbour. Royal Engineers climbing on top Mulberry harbour; tug boat alongside Mulberry. Mulberry / caisson towed out to sea. 20:49:00 Shipyard scenes - Mulberry harbour under construction. Sailor w/ binoculars on tugboat. Mulberry harbour moves at sea towed by ship; harbour floats past camera. Men on Mulberry. Gun mounted on top. 20:52:49 Men opening valve and water rushing into concrete compartments of caisson. Measuring marks. WW2; Invasion Preparations; English Channel; Technology;

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