Part 2 of 1950's British Transport Film 'Ferry Load' telling the story of the cross channel vehicle ferry service from Tilbury to Antwerp on 'Bardic Ferry'.
Featuring lorries transporting Radiography equiptment to Cologne, Whitbread beer to Brussels, machinery to Milan and Edwards sausages from Manchester destined for somewhere in Europe and continental loads heading for Great Britain
(BRS) Continental Ferry Service and Atlantic Steam Navigation Co Ltd and Thomas Cook do their part in the UK, Ferry-Boats in Europe.
Classic Truck Vehicles of the period including Leyland, Morris, Bedford J Type and TK, Scammell, International, Kew Dodge,etc, are shown at work on both sides of the channel to ensure the boats sail on time with 8 hour turnrounds.
Films like these were made mainly for informative purposes and were not purely for entertainment, hence the 'ham-acting' in places! let the cheese pass and enjoy the visuals of these trucks ships and Antwerp during the 1950's, stick with it, in places you can feel it, providing you use the correct eyes!
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