• Short Summary

    The SS Manchester Regiment steamed 160 miles through a gale in 1929 to reach the sinking Glasgow steamer Volumnia.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'A Gallant Rescue - S/S 'Manchester Regiment' reaches the Ship Canal bringing the crew of the 'Volumnia' which was abandoned in mid-ocean during the great gale'

    ENGLAND: Port of Liverpool and Manchester Ship Canal:
    S.S. Manchester Regiment ship in port

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'The rescue party whose heroism makes an epic tale of the sea'

    SS Manchester's crew gathered for picture

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'The rescued'

    Crew rescued from 'Volumnia' (British Cargo Steamer)
    Background: The SS Manchester Regiment steamed 160 miles through a gale in 1929 to reach the sinking Glasgow steamer Volumnia. A lifeboat was launched to rescue the crew of forty-five.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA79UYA2Z3ZNVPT3H6RTMC9IS6R
    Media URN:
    VLVA79UYA2Z3ZNVPT3H6RTMC9IS6R
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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