1973: Building the World Unicorn Chris October 8, 2012 1970-1979, Transport 7 CommentsFavourited 1417 times Add to favourites Tyne and Wear Museums and Galleries 7 Responses Rick October 8, 2012 Some great footage of construction and launch here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uqpr_00fsnQ Reply Matt October 8, 2012 You guys have posted some lovely content from the North East of England, it makes me proud to be from up there. Keep up the good work! Reply mcravener October 8, 2012 World Unicorn, built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard, Tyneside in 1973. Reply Grant October 9, 2012 Ahh nostalgia, oh memories, shame they won’t feed your starving Geordie kids… Reply al October 10, 2012 I love the name – megalomaniciacle, yet fanciful. Like “armageddon butterfly” Reply Michael October 13, 2012 @Rick Great little film you posted. Real industry with real jobs. Something I’d like to see more of in this world. Reply sergeant flynn November 30, 2012 Great pictures of Tyneside . Great memories . More please……….. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.