This Video is 37 minutes long and filmed in black and white
This recording is now in
very short supply as the
National Maritime Museum is no longer producing them
This tape contains three
programmes showing unique
footage of ships of the famous Erikson Line, taken at sea before
the 2nd World War. They are narrated by the late Alan Villiers,
Master Mariner and author, and Karl Kahre, former director of
the Alands Sailing Museum.
Harold Wigram in 1938, some of it on early colour stock,
it depicts a voyage from Australia to Falmouth via Cape Horn in
one of the last Great Grain Races.
The Cape Horn Road
made by Alan Villers of his own voyages in the SV Parma and
SV Grace Harwar which shows the tough conditions around the Cape.
made by Gurth Kimber aboard the famous Barque on a fair
weather passage from Hull to Marieham.
All three are superb films but NO Shanty's !!
as PAL (UK) £15.00 (Order No 126/1)
Available as NTSC (USA) £15.00 (Order No 126/2)
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