Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news insert consisting of general views of wasteland in Blyth proposed as the site for a new shipyard. This news item was first broadcast on 5 February1975.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news insert of a passenger ferry boat model. It is believed it was on display as a replacement for the Tyne-built Freda Cunningham, which operated as the Shields ferry from 1972 to 1993. This news item was first broadcast on 5 February 1975.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six report by Marion Foster about fishing vessel skipper George Fredrickson who's boat has gone missing along with his crew. This item was originally broadcast on 15 October 1968.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news insert consisting of general views of a shipyard gantry and crane at a shipyard, operated by two workers.This item was originally broadcast on 15 October 1968.
This home movie filmed by Michael John Keane features his family taking a seaside holiday along the Yorkshire coast, views of a fast flowing River Tees and High Force, a trip to Stewart Park in Middlesbrough and footage from the Cleveland show. A visit to Staithes includes shots of women in traditional lace bonnets. Atmospheric views of Middlesbrough dock and the Transporter Bridge at dusk end this compilation.
This film is a meditative look at activity on the River Tees, split into three sections. The first and longest section looks at the work of the famous Transporter Bridge, which links Middlesbrough on the south bank of the Tees with Port Clarence on the north bank. The next section follows the work of foyboatmen, who assist with the mooring of large vessels coming into port. The final section looks at the area of Greatham Creek on the north side of the Tees with its fishermen and associated houseboats.
A Gaumont newsreel that records the towing from Wallsend shipyards on the River Tyne of the steel Admiralty floating dock (AFD4), also named the Medway, built for the British Royal Navy by the Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson shipyard. It was bound for the River Medway in Kent.