Tugboat tows a concrete caisson in coastal waters of England
Portsmouth England Date:1944, March 17 Duration:2 min 25 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A concrete caisson being towed by a tugboat off Portsmouth in England. This is one of the wartime project "Phoenix" caissons to be used in building instant harbors (code-named "Mulberry harbors") for Allied ships supporting the Normandy invasion in World War II. A truck can be seen on the caisson, as well as an antiaircraft gun mounted on a platform at the top of the caisson.
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