Item title reads: "Worst Gale Ever Recorded - Several boats driven ashore in Cornwall where gale obtained record velocity of 108 miles per hour."
Panning shot of shipwrecked boat in Devon. Young boy in sailor uniform is seen in foreground.
Short segment of film showing a furnace burning coal.
Traditional Cornish wrestling in St. Austell.
Men wrestle in the park in Cambourne.
Footage of steamer "Eltham" wrecked on Cornish coast, all 11 crew are missing.
A French steamer is saved by breeches buoy on Cornish coast at Kennack.
Footage of the wrecked lifeboat on the rocks near St. Ives, Cornwall which claimed the lives of eight men.
Launch of the Lizard Lifeboat in stormy weather, Cornwall.
Farm labourers and clay workers fight in Cornwall county wrestling championships. Newquay.