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    No title - New Air-Sea rescue service demonstrated. Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

    C/U man inside floating rubber dinghy waiting to be rescued. M/S spotter plane flying overhead, looking for dinghy. C/U pilot of spotter plane. M/S rubber dinghy taken from pilot's position. C/U pilot. M/S doors of lifeboat station opening ready to launch lifeboat at Southend. Travel shot from lifeboat as it is launched. C/U skipper of lifeboat. M/S and C/U crew erecting radar aerial. C/U aerial. C/U lifeboat man speaking on radio telephone.

    M/S as spotter plane flies overhead. C/U pilot. M/S crew of lifeboat, in background spotter plane flies past. M/S rubber dinghy taken onto lifeboat. M/S lifeboat approaching dinghy. M/S dinghy. C/U lifeboat as it approaches dinghy, a man sits on edge. M/S as men come aboard lifeboat from dinghy. M/S spotter plane as it flies past. C/U rescued men onboard lifeboat drinking tea.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/01/1970
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    57735
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2239.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:29:00 / 01:16:48:00
    Canister:
    70/3
    Sort Number:
    70/003
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Southend Lifeboats, late 1960s and 1970s
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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