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    Shrimpers race. Gravesend and Southend. Essex.

    GV Seven whaling boats at Gravesend preparing for the start of the longest rowing race in the world. SV As they start to race. GV As the boats row away. SV Boats rowing. CU Oars being dipped in water. GV Boats going away from camera. CU Oar going into water. CU Men rowing. GV Two boats rowing. CU Ditto, one of the boats. GV Tugs lined up at Gravesend, blowing their hooters. SV As one of the boats, the winning crew, row past the tugs, after competing for 34.4 miles in 5hrs. 50 mins.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    57518
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2229.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:24:00 / 01:20:59:00
    Canister:
    69/83
    Sort Number:
    69/083
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Whales_Long time ago pier museum
  • Stills

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

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