• Short Summary

    New RAF air sea rescue boat being tested on Solent.

  • Description

    Air sea rescue launch tested on Solent near Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Various point of view shots from back of speed boat. Various shots of RAF (Royal Air Force) air sea rescue speed boat at sea. C/U of helmsman at wheel. The boat passes a liner. C/U of controls inside wheel house. More shots rescue boat speeding past. L/S raft on fire at sea. The rescue boat passes it, crew direct hoses at blazing raft. C/U of man operating foam hose. C/U of foam squirting onto raft.

    Note: newspaper cutting and press release from Ministry of Supply about launch on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1311.07
    Media URN:
    43430
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:31:00 / 01:09:20:00
    Canister:
    NP 431

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