PERSONAL RECORD. [SAILORS WORK THE WHARVES - 1951 LOCKOUT]

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Scenes of sailors working the Auckland wharves during 1951 waterfront lockout. Two navy officers. New Zealand navy men are ferried by launch from [Devonport] Wharf to the wharves. Here they are seen assisting with the unloading of cargo from the hull of a ship. Enjoying a tea break. Women prepare hot food for workers inside wharf shed. A passenger ship, ‘Hornby Grange’ prepares to leave wharf. Men still unloading cargo. Three women release large rope anchoring ship to wharf. Women carrying out more duties.

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Year 1951

Reference number F2607

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:04:33