Full title reads: "Herne Bay. 'Parting is such sweet sorrow'. The last boat of summer has merry send-off to winter quarters"
Herne Bay, Kent.
Streamers are thrown from the dockside as people board boat. As the boat moves out from the dock people wave it off.
N.B. It is not...
Britain remains snowbound and covered in ice through the first month of the year.
Footage of fishermen tope fishing at Herne Bay, Kent.
Summer scenes in Herne Bay, Fordwich and Canterbury.
Seaplane Mercury takes off from the roof of the flying boat Maia.
Fire boats escort Japanese built P&O cargo-liner 'Strathardle' into Gravesend, Kent.
Flooding in Kent and Essex.
Shots of rural Kent and Hertfordshire + London landmarks.
Various shots of Princess Margaret at events in the mid 1940s.
Various shots of Gloster Meteor aircraft taxiing and in flight.
Wide variety of shots around northern French ports.
Scenes from Ramsgate following a bombing raid.
Rough seas and floods on Kent and Sussex coast.
Americans tow a seal across the English Channel.
Slippery log contest and exploding boat at Whitstable Regatta.
The Gloster Meteor jet sets the World Air Speed Record at Herne Bay, Kent.
The tug Cervia is sunk with the loss of six lives.
King George VI visits the Festival of Britain Exhibition.
A strange craft, half boat, half seaplane on show in the water at Dover.
Air Minister Sir Samuel Hoare visits the flying boat Canopus in Kent.
The cruiser "Achilles", which served in the Second World War, is to join the Indian navy.
Footage of unsuccessful rescue effort to save crew of S.4 submarine. Also floods in Kent.
Sea Scouts in training on a land ship at Rosehill School in Tunbridge Wells.
A large new 'flying boat', containing sleeping bunks and smoking rooms is tested out in Rochester, Kent.
Air Speed record attempt at Herne Bay by Group Captain Wilson and Eric Greenwood.