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BASUTO CHIEFS ARRIVE IN ENGLAND

Basuto Chiefs Arrive In England (1919)

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

FIJI TROOPS FOR MALAYA

Fiji Troops For Malaya (1952)

In Suva, 800 Fijian volunteers leaving their homes to fight the Malayan...

QUEEN SALOTE IN SYDNEY

Queen Salote In Sydney (1953)

The Queen of Tonga travels home from Coronation of Queen Elizabeth.

CLYDE - LADY CHURCHILL LAUNCHES

Clyde - Lady Churchill Launches "Saxonia" (1954)

"Saxonia", first of three Cunarders for Canadian...

FIREMEN FIGHT TO SAVE BLAZING SHIP

Firemen Fight To Save Blazing Ship (1969)

Firemen battle to save a burning ship in London docks.

REGINA MARIS SAILS

Regina Maris Sails (1969)

The sailing ship the 'Regina Maris' prepares to follow route taken by Captain...

SHIP OF CURVES

Ship Of Curves (1949)

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

GANDHI EN EUROPE aka GANDHI IN EUROPE, 1931, FOR LONDON CONFERENCE

Gandhi En Europe AKA Gandhi In Europe, 1931, For London Conference (1931)

M K Gandhi arrives...

TILBURY

Tilbury (1936)

Dignitaries are brought to see the liner ship Strathmore as it docks in Tilbury.

FIRE ON 'EMPRESS OF CANADA'

Fire On 'empress Of Canada' (1953)

The Liner ship 'Empress of Canada' catches fire and rolls over in...

AMMO TRAIN BLOWS UP

Ammo Train Blows Up (1946)

Officers inspect wreckage from ammunition explosion on freight train.

GALES LASH DUTCH COAST

Gales Lash Dutch Coast (1949)

Dutch lifeboat rescues crew of Swedish ship stranded off coast of...

GREEK SHIP DISASTER

Greek Ship Disaster (1947)

Greek ship 'Heimara' blown up by mine - 300 dead, many wounded - disturbing...

SHIPYARD STRIKE IN HAMBURG

Shipyard Strike In Hamburg (1955)

Idle ships in dock, workers queuing and receiving their last week's...

ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY OPENS

St. Lawrence Seaway Opens (1959)

The waterway across North America - the St. Lawrence Seaway - is...

COATHAM

Coatham (1937)

Tanker ship Athina Livanos ashore at Coatham, near Redcar.

FIRST 20,000 TON TANKERS TO GO THROUGH SUEZ

First 20,000 Ton Tankers To Go Through Suez (1957)

Item showing first 20,000 ton tankers passing...

FIRST BRITISH SHIP PASSES THROUGH SUEZ

First British Ship Passes Through Suez (1957)

First British ship the 'West Breeze' passes through...

RUSSIA SENDS FOOD ASSISTANCE TO CONGO

Russia Sends Food Assistance To Congo (1960)

To support the new independent republic, the Soviet...

FIRST OF 'LAKONIA' SURVIVORS ARRIVE

First Of 'lakonia' Survivors Arrive (1963)

'Lakonia' burning at sea, crowded reception hall at London...

TURKISH SOLDIERS ARRIVE IN CYPRUS FOR RELIEF DUTY aka TURKISH TROOP RELIEF

Turkish Soldiers Arrive In Cyprus For Relief Duty AKA Turkish Troop Relief (1965)

United...

OIL TANKER BLAZE

Oil Tanker Blaze (1968)

Firefighting tugs tend a burning oil tanker watched by small crowds on...

LIBERTY LAUNCHED

Liberty Launched (1918)

First 9600 Ton Freighter - 'Liberty'.

OFF TO THE PEACE CONFERENCE

Off To The Peace Conference (1914-1919)

Mercantile marine delegates urge claims for compensation for...

ASPECTS & BOUNDARIES OF TRIESTE

Aspects & Boundaries Of Trieste (1949)

Eastern and Western zone of Trieste, Italy.

ARRIVAL OF DEPORTED LABOUR LEADERS

Arrival Of Deported Labour Leaders (1920-1930)

Arrival of deported Labour leaders. Location of events...

HOSPITAL SHIP

Hospital Ship (1910-1929)

Soldiers transport wounded man on stretcher plus injured on deck of hospital ship.

EVERYDAY HEROES

Everyday Heroes (1930-1939)

A German lifeboat crew show off their skills.

TOM MANN RE-EMBARKING FOR SOUTH AFRICA

Tom Mann Re-Embarking For South Africa (1914-1922)

Good footage of Trade Unionist Tom Mann boarding ship...

ILLEGAL JEWISH IMMIGRANT SHIP

Illegal Jewish Immigrant Ship (1940-1949)

Shots on board an illegal Jewish immigrant ship.

TORPEDOED BOAT

Torpedoed Boat (1914-1919)

Item showing sailors rescued on chain of rafts.

NAVY DISASTER - SHIP WRECK

Navy Disaster - Ship Wreck (1914-1918)

Footage of wrecked naval ships.

SEA SCOUTS RIVER PATROL

Sea Scouts River Patrol (1940)

The sea scouts are trained up as members of the River Emergency Service....

RESEARCH SHIP

Research Ship "Meteor" Leaves Port (1969)

Mayor of Hamburg sees the weather monitoring equipment on...

HOSPITAL SHIP SUNK aka ANOTHER HUN OUTRAGE BRADEMAR

Hospital Ship Sunk AKA Another Hun Outrage Brademar (1916)

The sinking of the 'Braemar castle';...

WITH THE CHURCHES BLESSING

With The Churches Blessing (1934)

Priests bless the 3000 fishermen who are to spend the next 8 months...

THE FLEET OF ENGLAND IS HER ALL-IN-ALL

The Fleet Of England Is Her All-In-All (1926)

The British Navy fleet of battleships at sea, just off...

WORLDS LARGEST MOTOR  LINER

Worlds Largest Motor Liner (1927)

Impressive shots of the launch of a huge ship.

ITALY'S FLEET REVIEWED

Italy's Fleet Reviewed (1927)

Mussolini, in naval uniform, reviews the fleet at Ostia.

KING OF ITALY IN LIBYA LNER

King Of Italy In Libya Lner (1938)

King Vittorio-Emanuele III visits Libya.

AN ECHO FROM JUTLAND

An Echo From Jutland (1921)

An item showing The Mayor of Birmingham receiving the ensign from H.M.S....

OFF TO AUSTRALIA

Off To Australia (1921)

Migrants at Tilbury board the first Government Liner "Moreton Bay" bound for...

EMPIRE'S SEA MIGHT

Empire's Sea Might (1923)

Dominion Premiers witness imposing naval pageant at Spithead in Hampshire.

DISASTERS IN JAPAN

Disasters In Japan (1938)

Scenes of destruction in Japan after severe storms swept across the country.

STEAMER ABLAZE

Steamer Ablaze (1929)

French steamer ablaze in Liverpool docks, Merseyside.

ON THE ROCKS

On The Rocks (1929)

Huge line the "Empress of Canada" runs aground near Vancouver, Canada.

HIS AMBITION REALISED

His Ambition Realised (1930)

T.M. Wilford the new High Commissioner for New Zealand arrives in...