• Short Summary

    The Speed boat Miss England II is reconditioned by Rolls Royce.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Derby. Britain's Super Speed Boat. 'Miss England II' - reconditioned at famous Rolls-Royce Works for new attack on her own record of 98.7 mph."

    Rolls Royce Works, Derby, Derbyshire.

    Shots of large speedboat - Miss England II - in factory yard.

    Mechanics fire up the engines and they give of a belch of black smoke.

    Various shots of the mechanics looking over the boat.

    N.B. Kaye Don had taken over piloting of the boat following the death of Major Sir Henry Segrave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    757.21
    Media URN:
    8326
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:37:00 / 01:38:24:00
    Canister:
    31/5

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