Launch Of Massey Shaw 1935

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Cowes.

Material surrounding the launch of the London fire boat - 'Massey Shaw'.

Wooden chocks are knocked away from under the boat.

MS of unidentified dignitaries their to launch the boat.

Shots of the boat moving down the slipway.

Shots of the Fire Launch...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
75471
Sort Number:
UNI GAZ 001
Time in/Out:
01:47:09:00 / 01:47:50:00
Canister:
UNI GAZ ROLL 1
Film ID:
1881.15
Issue Date:

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  • The launching took place at Cowes on the Isle of Wight sometime in 1935 (I can't be more precise than that).

    The fireboat was made by the "J Samuel White" shipbuilding firm, and was subsequently stationed at Blackfriars, London.

    jamied 10th May 2012
  • Brilliant - thanks very much indeed.

    British Pathé 20th Jun 2012

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