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The Past Afloat

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A series of eight films on historic ships and maritime museums in Britain.
Written and presented by Anthony Burton 6: Wooden Walls
The defence of the country from attack by sea produced men and ships capable of using developing technologies in wood and iron. Many of the original shipyards are in unlikely places.
ANTHONY BURTON visits Buckler's Hard in Hampshire, where many of Nelson's ships were built; Nelson's Victory at Portsmouth; and the frigate Unicorn at Dundee, to find out how the wooden ships were built and what life was like in them.
Film editor KEITH WILTON Producer MICHAEL GARROD
Book (same title) £12.95 from booksellers For free leaflet, send sae (220mm x 110mm) to: [address removed]

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Presented By: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Anthony Burton
Editor: Keith Wilton
Producer: Michael Garrod

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