The Port of London & its own railway, ships from 1960, ferries, paddlesteamers and trams around the area. Enjoy colour footage (mainly 1950 and 1960s) during the heyday of the docks. Visit the Pool of London; linger in the Surrey Commercial Dock, India Dock, Millwall Dock, Royals Dock and Tilbury Dock; Revel in dockside activity; watch ships arrive and depart, spot scores of one world famous vessels. Also action-packed sequences of the Thames itself with ships from around the world as well as tugs, barges, dredgers, coasters and colliers including the unique "flat-irons".
A special features are a journey by barge along the Regent's Canal about 1920; classic paddle steamers on the Woolwich Ferry & on excusion traffic; PLA dock tours and glimpses of trains and trolleybuses as well as the PLA's own railway system and Becton Gasworks.
Vessels seen include: Alida Gorthon; Aragon; Arno; Asia; Athenic; Atlantic Ocean; Amercian Charger; Baltic Express; Bankura; Basil; Batavia; Bayard; Brenda; Brittany; Caledonia Star; City of Carlisle; City of Hull; City of York; Clan Macindoe; Cordelia; Corfu; Dominion Monarch; English Prince; Fremantle Star; Gallic; Galway; Gitania; Guernsey Coast; Mammonia; Hazelmoor; Hornby Grange; Iberian Coast; Jamaica Planter; Loch Gowan; Magdalen Vinnen; Onitsha; Orcades; Pallas; Philomel; Port Launceston; Rapallo; Rosso; Silver Cloud; Ulster Star; Woodlaark.
Tugs, paddle steamers and small ships include: Anzio II, Catford, Consul, Challenge, Galions Reach, Golden Eagle, Isle of Arran, John Benn, Kew, Knock Deep, Medway Queen, Queen of the South, Simla, Squires, Sun XIII, Sun XV, Sunrise, Thames, Titan, Velox, Will Crooks and many others Availability:
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