Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.
Cuts from newsreel 48/73 - blessing the herring fleets - Whitby in North Yorkshire.
Various shots of fishing boats in harbour. M/S of fishing boat leaving harbour. M/S of boats decorated with flags. Man passing rope to another to tie up boat.
M/S of Bishop of Whitby, Reverend WH Baddaley giving blessing from quayside as crowd look on. Shots of locals watching ceremony. M/S of crowd on quayside. M/S as Bishop of Whitby steps from rostrum. M/S of Mayor and Bishop of Whitby. Elevated shot of fishing boats; pan along quayside. M/S of Bishop of Whitby holding ceremony. People in boats watching.