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COWES REGATTA

Cowes Regatta (1920-1929)

Good footage of yachts and sailing boats off the coast of the Isle of Wight.

KING'S FERRY MEDWAY BOOM DEFENCE RAFTS

King's Ferry Medway Boom Defence Rafts (1923)

A diver goes into the river to help construct defence...

THE UNDERSEA BATTLESHIP ARRIVES

The Undersea Battleship Arrives (1925)

Footage of the X1, the largest submarine in the world. Isle...

BIG LANDSLIDE IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT

Big Landslide In The Isle Of Wight (1926)

A look at the aftermath of a large landslide on the...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM BIG LANDSLIDE IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT

Out Takes / Cuts From Big Landslide In The Isle Of Wight (1926)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for BIG...

GREAT LANDSLIDE

Great Landslide (1928)

A landslide of 140,000 tons of rock leaves houses perilously near the cliff edge....

VIM ON THE WATER

Vim On The Water (1929)

Fun on the water - motor boats, water skiing, punting, etc.

SIR CLAUDE HILL - ISLE OF MAN

Sir Claude Hill - Isle Of Man (1929)

Governor of Isle of Man, Sir Claude Hill receives deeds and keys...

ROYALTY IN DOGLAND

Royalty In Dogland (1930)

Bathing belles walk along a beach in the Isle of Wight with Salukis.

THE SEA GIRT ISLE OF LUNDY

The Sea Girt Isle Of Lundy (1931)

Scenic shots of the Isle of Lundy - rugged cliffs, shipwrecks,...

OPERATION PUTS PIPELINE UNDER CHANNEL

Operation Puts Pipeline Under Channel (1945)

Material relating to Operation Pluto and plan to put...

SAUNDERS-ROE JET FLYING BOAT

Saunders-Roe Jet Flying Boat (1947)

Captain Geoffrey Tyson tests Saunders-Roe A1 jet flying boat. Off...

'ORSOVA' TRIALS

'orsova' Trials (1950-1959)

Engineers watching dials, telegram about result of test, interior of a cabin.

ARRIVAL OF FIRST TANKER TO KENT REFINERY

Arrival Of First Tanker To Kent Refinery (1952)

'British Skill' is first tanker to arrive at Kent...

SS ORSOVA SEA TRIALS

SS Orsova Sea Trials (1954)

Shots of Orsova at sea.

SS ORSOVA SEA TRIALS

SS Orsova Sea Trials (1954)

Ship in operation.

THE OPENING OF No.2. TOWING TANK

The Opening Of No.2. Towing Tank (1956)

THE OPENING OF No.2. TOWING TANK

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 435 - reel 2 of 2 - GIBRALTAR aka LAS PALMAS, aka LOS...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 435 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Gibraltar AKA Las Palmas, AKA Los... (1963)

Out...

NEW DECCA RADAR FOR AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL

New Decca Radar For Air Traffic Control (1963)

A new system of radar is demonstrated by the Decca...

WYLFA NUCLEAR POWER STATION UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Wylfa Nuclear Power Station Under Construction (1965)

Construction of the new Wylfa nuclear power...

FIRST LOOK AT CC 5 HOVERCRAFT

First Look At Cc 5 Hovercraft (1966)

First look of the hovercraft CC 5 on Isle of Wight.

BLACK ARROW SATELLITE LAUNCHER TEST

Black Arrow Satellite Launcher Test (1968)

A countdown sequence showing dials, technicians working on...

DITCHING TRIALS

Ditching Trials (1969)

A scale model of Jetstream aircraft goes through ditching trials on the Isle of...

SHETLAND FISHING VILLAGES

Shetland Fishing Villages (1970-1979)

Shots of small fishing boats and small town.