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  • Short Summary

    Men row down the river Thames in a competition for Doggett's coat and badge.

  • Description

    Item title reads - First rowed in 1715! Thames watermen compete for Doggett's coat and badge. London.

    An elderly man in naval uniform and triangular hat speaks through a megaphone then walks off. M/S of rowers in their boats on the river. M/S as the man with the megaphone sails past on a boat and shouts, the race begins.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    240.18
    Media URN:
    22418
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:47:00 / 01:17:25:00
    Canister:
    G 795

Comments (1)

  1. HDanil says

    The gentleman with the megaphone is Aaron \"Fred\" Pocock, father of George & Dick Pocock. He was Barge-master for the Doggetts for many years.

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