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CARDIFF BEAT SOUTHAMPTON

Cardiff Beat Southampton (1928)

Football - Cardiff beat Southampton by 2 goals to 1.

 MOBILE FIRE COLUMN - FIRST EXERCISE

Mobile Fire Column - First Exercise (1956)

Fire brigade Mobile Fire Column demonstration in...

 FLOATING OIL RIG

Floating Oil Rig (1958)

Various shots of the construction of an oil rig in Southampton.

SAINTS V BEES

Saints V Bees (1934)

Football match between Brentford and Southampton at The Dell.

THE MIGHTY AQUITANIA

The Mighty Aquitania (1928)

The Cunard liner "Aquitania" stands in floating dock waiting for overhaul. ...

HIGH SPEED DINGHIES

High Speed Dinghies (1938)

High speed dinghies take...

ANOTHER WIRELESS WONDER

Another Wireless Wonder (1923)

An amplifying device enables operator to be heard for 3 miles and to...

EAST - WEST HOME'S BEST

East - West Home's Best (1923)

Men of the occupying army return from Turkey with their families.

"Sausage" For Oil Transport! (1958)

A flexible device is used for towing amounts of oil across the...

THE QUEEN MARY STRIKE ENDS

The Queen Mary Strike Ends (1947)

Seamen on the famous liner end their strike after their demands are...

 NEW INFLATABLE LIFEBOAT

New Inflatable Lifeboat (1969)

Crew of ship watch as new inflatable type of lifeboat is demonstrated,...

MAP SURVEY

Map Survey (1965)

How maps are created at the Ordinance Survey Commission.

OPENING OF THE

Opening Of The "Trooping" Season (1933)

The troopship Nevassa moves off and carries soldiers away to...

BIG OIL TANK BLAZE AT FAWLEY NEWS A IN A NUTSHELL

Big Oil Tank Blaze At Fawley News A In A Nutshell (1935)

Explosion at oil refinery near...

TO STAR IN ENGLAND

To Star In England (1934)

Charles Farrell arrives to Southampton to appear in British films.

THE FINAL THRILL

The Final Thrill (1935)

The liner "Aquitania" is freed after being run aground for 26 hours in...

PAINT AND POLISH

Paint And Polish (1935)

The liner "Empress of Britain" is given a new coat of paint and a good polish. ...

THE QUEEN MARY'S MAIDEN VOYAGE TO NEW YORK

The Queen Mary's Maiden Voyage To New York (1936)

Ocean liner, The Queen Mary, leaves English docks...

WATER SPEEDSTERS

Water Speedsters (1932)

Speedboats zoom across Southampton Water.

REFITTING THE QUEEN MARY

Refitting The Queen Mary (1938)

The liner ship Queen Mary comes into dry dock at Southampton for a...

PREMIER HOME FROM CANADA

Premier Home From Canada (1927)

Stanley Baldwin arrives at Southampton with his wife.

JOE BECKETT AT HOME

Joe Beckett At Home (1920)

Boxer Joe Beckett is seen relaxing in his country home.

DEMONSTRATION OF KAY AUTOGYRO AT SOUTHAMPTON

Demonstration Of Kay Autogyro At Southampton (1938)

The Kay Autogyro is seen in flight around...

400 CLERKS AS STEWARDS

400 Clerks As Stewards (1921)

Managers and clerks volunteer to take the place of strikers on the...

THE LEVIATHAN

The Leviathan (1923)

A shot of the ship "Leviathan" in Southampton.

SAFETY FIRST ALWAYS

Safety First Always (1923)

A look at lifeboat practice on the Cunard Liner Aquitania.

WORLD'S RECORD  aka WORLD'S RECORD LIFT

World's Record AKA World's Record Lift (1924)

An ocean liner is lifted out of the sea on a...

AN AERIAL AMBULANCE

An Aerial Ambulance (1924)

An air ambulance for use in Africa.

WORLD'S RECORD LIFT

World's Record Lift (1925)

The liner "Majestic" is raised in a floating dock in Southampton.

FAMOUS YACHT 'VIM' SHIPPED HOME TO USA

Famous Yacht 'vim' Shipped Home To USA (1939)

Footage of the yacht the Vim being loaded aboard liner...

BOMBER BRINGS WIFE

Bomber Brings Wife (1948)

Famous US boxer Joe Louis and wife arrive in England.

U.S. STRIKE STOPS QUEENS SAILING aka SHIP STRIKE ENDS AT SOUTHAMPTON

U.S. Strike Stops Queens Sailing AKA Ship Strike Ends At Southampton (1948)

Luxury liners...

"Imperator" Docked (1919)

The "Imperator" being assisted into Southampton docks.

BASUTO CHIEFS ARRIVE IN ENGLAND

Basuto Chiefs Arrive In England (1919)

The Basuto Chiefs take a ship's tour with the captain after...

PRINCE AKIHITO ARRIVES

Prince Akihito Arrives (1953)

Japanese Crown Prince, Akihito, arrives in Britain for the Coronation.

"Home For The Holidays" (1930-1931)

Troops return to Southampton for Christmas after serving overseas.

Q.E. GETS RE-FIT aka QUEEN ELIZABETH RE-FITTED

Q.E. Gets Re-Fit AKA Queen Elizabeth Re-Fitted (1953)

The massive liner gets an overhaul before...

FINS FOR OCEAN

Fins For Ocean "Queen" (1955)

Stabilising fins are fitted to "Queen Elizabeth" at Southampton.

LOOK, NO ENGINE!

Look, No Engine! (1961)

A new pedal powered plane is demonstrated at Southampton Airport.

QUEEN MARY'S LAST TRIP aka QUEEN MARY STEAMS INTO SOUTHAMPTON FOR LAST TIME

Queen Mary's Last Trip AKA Queen Mary Steams Into Southampton For Last Time (1967)

Ocean...

SOUTHAMPTON - NEW HOVERCRAFT aka HOVERMARINE 2

Southampton - New Hovercraft AKA Hovermarine 2 (1968)

British Rail hovercraft used to ferry...

SHIP OF CURVES

Ship Of Curves (1949)

A look at new ship "Magdalena" in dock at Southampton, Hampshire.

MODEL HELICOPTER

Model Helicopter (1951)

Model engineers test some of their models including jet helicopter and...

SOUTHAMPTON aka MAURETANIA DOCKS - 1938

Southampton AKA Mauretania Docks - 1938 (1938)

The liner Mauretania comes into dock in Southampton.

SOUTHAMPTON

Southampton (1943)

Soldiers disembarking from troopship docked in Southampton Harbour.

QUEEN ELIZABETH LEAVES

Queen Elizabeth Leaves (1946)

Liner Queen Elizabeth leaving for America.

ANGLO US PRODUCTION TEAM OFF TO US

Anglo Us Production Team Off To Us (1949)

Shots of "Queen Mary" at sea - cuts from 49/21.

'QUEEN ELIZABETH' IN SOUTHAMPTON

'queen Elizabeth' In Southampton (1953)

Queen Elizabeth liner in Southampton harbour.

TROOPSHIP

Troopship "Ss Dilwara" Leaves Southampton Docks With Troops For Middle East (1956)

Troop ship...

"Queen Mary" In Southampton (1953)

Ocean liner "Queen Mary" at Southampton.