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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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
4763
Sort Number:
32/071
Time in/Out:
01:45:57:00 / 01:46:50:00
Canister:
32/71
Film ID:
661.33
Issue Date:
05/09/1932

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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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