The River bus service running from Charring Cross pier to Greenwich & Putney was opened by actress Patricia Roc who together with the winners of the Dogget's Coat & Badge winners became the first passenger to Greenwich. CU. Dogget's Badge. MS. Fleet of Thames Buses at Charring Cross pier. MS. Patricia Roc together with Dogget's Coat & Badge winners. MS. Patricia Roc receiving the first ticket issued on the River Bus. MS. Crowds boarding the boats. MS. First boat leaving Charring Cross pier. Various shots taken of boats passing St. Paul's Cathedral, dome seen in background. Several shots of the boats passing Tower Bridge. Several close up shots of Dogget's Coat and Badge winners. Boat arriving at Greenwich.
Date found in the old record - 27/07/1948.