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    Eight men are killed in tragic lifeboat accident off the coast of St. Ives, Cornwall.

    L/S's of the town of St Ives. L/S's of the wrecked Lifeboat on the rocks being inspected by officials. C/U's of the damaged hull of the boat. L/S of two women looking out of a window with a youngish man covered in a blanket looking rather ill (possibly the survivor of the tragedy). C/U of a commemorative plaque on the Lifeboat institution building. L/S of the Union Flag ('Union Jack') flying at half mast.

    Note: The track for this item has been incorrectly transferred onto another story titled 'DECORATING US COASTGUARD', Canister No. 39/4, on Pathe Master Tape *PM0995*.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1939
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19284
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    999.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:41:00 / 01:12:47:00
    Canister:
    39/8
    Sort Number:
    39/008
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    St Ives HMS WAVE Cornwall Blast - saving lives at sea 2
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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