• Short Summary

    The world's fastest lifeboat intended to help aeroplanes and cross-Channel steamers was launched by the Hon Mrs Forbes-Sempill at Thorngeroft's in Hampton-on-Thames [Mrs Forbes-Sempill not seen].

  • Description

    SLATE CARD INFORMATION: For Those in Peril

    ENGLAND: London: Richmond: Hampton-on-Thames:
    EXT
    Lifeboat sliding down ramp from boathouse as sails along River Thames

    SLATE CARD: 17-18 knots per hour

    Lifeboat sailing along river / Lifeboat sailing towards as moors at bank / Officials boarding boat / Officials crowded on lifeboat
    Background: The world's fastest lifeboat intended to help aeroplanes and cross-Channel steamers was launched by the Hon Mrs Forbes-Sempill at Thorngeroft's in Hampton-on-Thames [Mrs Forbes-Sempill not seen].

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8J9G1T0QL28W04P338C6FQ8UP
    Media URN:
    VLVA8J9G1T0QL28W04P338C6FQ8UP
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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