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DUTCH LINER ABLAZE

Dutch Liner Ablaze (1939)

Dutch liner ship on fire at sea.

SAVED FROM THE DEEP

Saved From The Deep (1925)

Footage of the crew saved at Clacton in Essex and of the rough sea that...

STRANDED ON THE ROCKY COAST

Stranded On The Rocky Coast (1925)

A French steamer is saved by breeches buoy on Cornish coast at...

NEW FERRY WRECKED

New Ferry Wrecked (1922)

Footage of destroyed pier after collision with Dutsh Steamer and Ferry.

FROZEN IN

Frozen In (1940)

An autogyro lands on the ice to bring supplies to merchant ships frozen into the sea.

ABLAZE AT SEA  aka TANKER ABLAZE

Ablaze At Sea AKA Tanker Ablaze (1920)

A story showing a ship with a burning cargo of petrol.

STORM AT SEA

Storm At Sea (1946)

French newsreel story about lifeboatmen saving men from stricken vessel in rough...

THE GREAT DROUGHT

The Great Drought (1947)

Effects of drought on rivers, forests and crops.

PAPER SHIP SAVED FROM FIRE

Paper Ship Saved From Fire (1947)

Fire put down in the hold of 5,000 ton steamer Ferriby filled with...

STRANDED OFF BAHAMAS

Stranded Off Bahamas (1930-1939)

Aerial shots of large ship, the 'SS Havana' stuck on a reef out at sea.

SHIPWRECK

Shipwreck (1971)

Footage of ship before and during its capsizing

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS INVITED TO SUEZ CANAL

Foreign Correspondents Invited To Suez Canal (1956)

Egypt invites foreign correspondents to its...

INLAND SEAWAY

Inland Seaway (1957)

Massive construction works on the St. Lawrence Seaway and hydroelectric dam.

 GERMAN RADAR & SHIP LAUNCHING

German Radar & Ship Launching (1962)

Shots of new German radar base + launching of new ship.

PRESIDENT HINDENBURG

President Hindenburg (1927)

President Hindenburg reviews the naval fleet.

BLIND GIRL RETURNS TO USA LNER

Blind Girl Returns To USA Lner (1938)

A blind girl with an Alsatian guide dog seen on board a liner...

THE TOLL OF THE SEA

The Toll Of The Sea (1925)

Japanese naval ship "Kwanto" has been torn apart by a hidden reef, 18 lives...

AFTER 14 YEARS UNDER THE SEA

After 14 Years Under The Sea (1925)

Liberte, a French cruiser which exploded in 1911, is raised in...

UNLUCKY TRIAL TRIP

Unlucky Trial Trip (1930)

German liner the "Europa" runs ashore on a mudbank at Hamburg. Germany.

IN THE WAKE OF THE STORM aka IN THE WAKE OF THE GREAT TEMPEST

In The Wake Of The Storm AKA In The Wake Of The Great Tempest (1929)

Footage of the "Frida",...

SHIP ON FIRE ACCIDENTAL?  aka ARE THEY ARE ALL ACCIDENTAL? or SHIP ON FIRE

Ship On Fire Accidental? AKA Are They Are All Accidental? Or Ship On Fire (1920)

Former...

ONE JOB JETTY

One Job Jetty (1958)

A special jetty is built to remove the cargo from a stranded ship in Morocco.

26 DIE IN LEBANON SHIPWRECK aka THE WRECK OF THE CHAMPOLLION

26 Die In Lebanon Shipwreck AKA The Wreck Of The Champollion (1953)

Brave seamen set out in...

THE QUEEN MARY STRIKE ENDS

The Queen Mary Strike Ends (1947)

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

BUNDLES FOR BRITAIN - 1942

Bundles For Britain - 1942 (1942)

Sorting clothes in a depot & sinking cargo ship, crew saved.

NAPLES

Naples (1935)

A ship is blessed and launched in Italy.

US SUPPLIES FOR GREECE

Us Supplies For Greece (1947)

American supplies arrive to Greece on ship 'American Victory'.

BURMA WOUNDED

Burma Wounded (1945)

Wounded men get transported by landing craft infantry to hospital ship in Burma.

DOCK STRIKE HITS FRANCE

Dock Strike Hits France (1963)

Idle docks and full dockside building during the dock strike in...

EUROPEAN HIGHWAY NUMBER 3

European Highway Number 3 (1950-1959)

European Highway number 3 in Germany.

SHIPBUILDING BOOM

Shipbuilding Boom (1938)

Shipbuilding on the River Clyde and workers, glad to be in employment again.

 ISRAEL IMMIGRATION INCREASES

Israel Immigration Increases (1957)

More displaced Jews arrive in Israel to make their homes.

SHIP STEWARDS MEETING

Ship Stewards Meeting (1971)

Meeting in Scotland in the aftermath of Glasgow demonstrations

SHIP TURNS TURTLE

Ship Turns Turtle (1914-1919)

Footage of sunken ship in harbour.

BRITISH BELLS ARE BEST on sleeve as BRITISH BELL'S ARE BEST

British Bells Are Best On Sleeve As British Bell's Are Best (1926)

Large church bell in loaded...

AUSTRALIA'S GIFT TO RUSSIA

Australia's Gift To Russia (1922)

High Commissioner inspecting beef from Australia which is bound for...

ALL IRELAND STRIKE

All Ireland Strike (1922)

The people of Ireland go on strike and challenge the menace of militarism,...

STRICKEN JAPAN

Stricken Japan (1923)

Different nations come together to support Japanese earthquake victims.

DOMINION PREMIERS

Dominion Premiers (1923)

Four Dominion Premiers stand and watch naval pageant in Spithead, Hampshire.

M DALADIER VISITS CORSICA

M Daladier Visits Corsica (1939)

The French Prime Minister Daladier visits Corsica.

FIRST PICTURES OF PALESTINE aka FIRST PICTURES FROM PALESTINE

First Pictures Of Palestine AKA First Pictures From Palestine (1929)

Footage of military...

FRENCH BATTLESHIP LOST

French Battleship Lost (1930)

French training battleship is wrecked on the rocks, Oran, Algeria.

ARETHUSA PRIZE DAY

Arethusa Prize Day (1929)

The Lord Mayor gives out prizes to cadets on training ship "Arethusa". ...

SS PARIS ABLAZE - FIRST LAND PICTURES OF THE FIRE

SS Paris Ablaze - First Land Pictures Of The Fire (1939)

Good footage of the SS 'Paris' ablaze in...

FREE BELGIUM NAVY GETS A NEW RECRUIT

Free Belgium Navy Gets A New Recruit (1942)

A new Corvette ship is handed over to her crew at a...

GENERAL SIKORSKI AND THE POLISH NAVY

General Sikorski And The Polish Navy (1939)

Footage of the Polish Prime Minister General Sikorksi...

ITALIAN DESTROYER LAUNCHED LNER

Italian Destroyer Launched Lner (1938)

The new torpedo-boat destroyer Carabinieri is launched from a...

300 AMERICAN HOTEL MAGNATES

300 American Hotel Magnates (1926)

American hotel magnates are greeted by the Mayor of Plymouth when...

M.I.5. CALLED IN TO INVESTIGATE DOCK DISPUTE aka MI5 CALLED IN

M.I.5. Called In To Investigate Dock Dispute AKA Mi5 Called In (1949)

A strike brings London...

BRAVO H.M.S. THANET

Bravo HMS Thanet (1919)

Ramsgate where the town makes a presentation to the crew of HMS Thanet.