The workshops have floating equipment of holds for the hauling ashore
Collection titleMemory of the Suez Canal
SourceBibliotheca Alexandrina (EG)
First broadcast date1927
AbstractThe archives of the Suez Canal are fundamentally interesting, both from the point of view of the history of technology and engineering, the Suez Canal was the first to have been dug by mechanical means, and that of the naval and economic history. The archive shows the launching of a 700 hp tow boat. A floating dock makes it possible to receive equipment moving up to 3000 tons. A pump barge workwhop equipped with all the relief devices to provide assistance to vessels in case of accident. It is mainly equipped with powerful pumps and equipment powered by compressed air.
- Association of the memory of Ferdinand de Lesseps and the Suez Canal - Own production
Audiovisual formLibrary footage
Primary themeContemporary historical challenges 19th-20th c.
- Tourism and cultural sites / Urbanism and cities / Main harbours
Period of events
- From 1925 to 1950
- Egypt - Lower Egypt - Port-Fouad
Media running time2m19
Additional informationWith the kind permission of the association of the memory of Ferdinand de Lesseps and the Suez Canal.
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