of the Great Britain in the Falkland Islands 1969-1970
1969 and 1970 Tony and Marion Morrison were in the Falkland Islands making films
for BBC TV. One of the films The Great Iron Ship directed by Ray Sutcliffe
followed the salvage of Brunel's Great Britain. Marion also covered the
story for the Observer Magazine.
1969 Sparrow Cove, Falkland Islands. Raising the bowsprit
March 1970 Tug Varius II and pontoon Mulus III arrive in Sparrow Cove
the salvage team from Risdon Beazley Ulrich Harms.
March 1970 Making safe the Weather Deck and examining the Starboard Crack
March - April 1 Removing the Spar and the 3 Masts
April 1970 Repairing the Starboard Crack and Pumping Out
the pontoon Mulus III and lifting the ship
April 1970 Return to Stanley harbour
April - June 22nd 1970 the 7000 mile Tow home from Stanley to Avonmouth, UK