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    Herring fishing fleet received blessing at start of the season in Whitby

  • Description

    ENGLAND: Yorkshire and the Humber: North Yorkshire: Scarborough: Whitby: Whitby Harbour:
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    FISHING Ancient custom of Blessing the Fishing fleet carried out at Whitby, Yorkshire. Blessing carried out by Bishop of Melanesia. Good shot of boats going out to sea

    HERRING FLEET Ancient custom of Blessing the Herring Fleet carried out at Whitby, Yorkshire by Bishop of Melanesia. Good shot of ships going out

    Ceremonies - Religious; Ships and Boats
    port, cargo, marine, maritime, shipping, fishing, boat, invocation, prayer, blessing, season, industry, religion, custom, tradition, practice
    Background: Herring fishing fleet received blessing at start of the season in Whitby

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC7XR1JJX8X23DBD8NFJU4IETH
    Media URN:
    VLVAC7XR1JJX8X23DBD8NFJU4IETH
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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