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Title:THE LAYING OF A SUBMARINE PIPELINE TO A BULK PETROL INSTALLATION [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 988
Other titles:SEA LINES - SHIP TO SHORE [Alternative Title]
Summary: Second reel of a film describing the supply of a Bulk Petrol Installation.
Description: Opening sequence shows a small motor launch laying a short length of flexible pipeline between the beach and offshore moorings. The pipeline is flooded with seawater, and the submerged outlet then capped and buoyed. The onshore end of the pipeline is connected, by an adaptor, to the four-inch pipe which runs to the BPI's balancer tank. An overflow is fitted to enable the pipeline to be cleared of seawater. A small tanker, SS Energie, arrives at the moorings, recovers the submerged pipeline, and couples it to the ship's pump. The line is then cleared of water, the overflow cut off, and the petrol diverted to the balancer section. Closing MS is of the port afterbody of Energie - Ensign of RASC (Waterborne) flies from cameracraft in the foreground. (Location is Ryde on the Isle of Wight.)