The Duchess Of York 1932

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Full title reads: "Scotland. The Duchess of York - delights fishermen-crew and huge crowd by making a trip after naming & launching Arbroath's new Lifeboat."

Arbroath, Scotland.

High angle shot of the Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) as she gets onto the Arbroath...



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  • The lifeboat seen here was named "John and William Mudie". It went on to be launched 45 times, saving a total of 27 lives.

    The launch took place on 31 August 1932.

    jamied 18th Jan 2013

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