Berth 24 (1950)
40 minutes

A still from the 1952 BTF Catalogue.

Berth 24 describes the 'turnaround' of a ship - the SS Bravo - which plies with freight and passengers between Hull and Gothenburg. For an army of men, from river pilot to stevedore, each turnaround is a test of professional skill, and a race against time if tides are to be caught and schedules kept.
The film tells the story of what this means to George Moore, a foreman docker, and to a Swedish passenger who comes to England as a buyer of our goods.
Material adapted for use in Dockers at Work.

16mm & 35mm.

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