Historic Film of Shipbuilding At Bartram’s Shipyard, Sunderland in 1946

Thanks to TASC Member Robert Hunter for the video link showing the building of the second ship in a series of ten for Portuguese Owners in 1946

A half hour historic documentary film taken in 1946 of life in Bartram’s Shipyard building the second of about 10 ships for the Portuguese……..just before we switched to prefabricated units and welding when the practice was for the shipwrights to erect all the floors, frames and beams piece small on the building berth and when “Framed Out” for the plater’s to erect and fair all the individual plates in preparation for the riveting squads. R.B./

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Historic Film of Bartram’s Shipyard 1946