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Selandia - The first Diesel Motor Ship

Denmark, 1912

2 min.Non-fiction footage

In 1898 the production of diesel engines was commenced at Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen. In 1912 the first diesel motor ship, ‘Selandia’, was launched. The engineering endeavor received much acclaim both domestically and abroad. ‘Selandia’ sank by the Japanese coast in 1941.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Selandia
Danish title Selandia
Other titles Verdens første Dieselskib, 'Selandia' - Verdens første Dieselmotorskib, Selandia - The first Diesel Motor Ship
Keywords Ships, Marine engines, Copenhagen Habour, Winter, 1910-1919
Production country Denmark
Production companies Nordisk Films Kompagni
Domestic distribution DFI/Museum & Cinematek
Technical info 35 mm, 1,33:1, Black/white, Silent

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Production companies Nordisk Films Kompagni
Domestic distribution DFI/Museum & Cinematek

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