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    Item title reads: "With the Church's blessing. 50, 000 people at traditional religious ceremony as great Fishing Fleet with 3, 000 fishermen leave for 8 months fishing off Banks of Newfoundland."

    St Malo, France

    M/S of the harbour at St Malo, with lots of large fishing vessels. Some Church dignitaries head along a gangplank to a small vessel, which is seen to track along past the row of tall masted fishing ships, bedecked with flags. The priest shakes sacred water, and blesses the fleet as he passes by.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33079
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    672.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:06:00 / 01:11:34:00
    Canister:
    G 1377
    Sort Number:
    G 1377
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    Trade & Industry
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    Setting out to fish
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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