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    Titles read: "PILOT AHOY! A PATHETONE SPECIAL"

    New York, United States of America.

    Good aerial views of dozens of merchant ships entering New York's harbour. Various shots of life aboard a New York pilot cutter. The pilot is rowed out to a merchant ship, goes aboard and then is picked up again. Apprentice pilots on board a training ship scrub the decks, lower a rowing boat over the side and study charts with a senior pilot to become familiar with the harbour.

    A pilot boards a luxury liner. Good shots of the New York skyline as the pilot issues instructions to take the liner out of the harbour. He is collected by a launch. General view of a pilot ship on the water.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    15583
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1204.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:59:00 / 01:09:02:00
    Canister:
    PT 533
    Sort Number:
    PT 533
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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