• Short Summary

    The crew of the liner ship 'Orion' go through a fire drill.

  • Description

    Tilbury Docks, Essex.

    Various shots on board the liner ship Orion as the crew go through a safety check and fire drill. Sailors put on gas masks and protective suits / lifejackets and get into lifeboats on the side of the ship, watched by the Board of Trade inspectors. A sailor in a lifejacket hoists a sail in one of the boats.

    Visuals cut out at 01:40:42, soundtrack continues for another 9 seconds.

    Note: 'Orion' was a ship of the Orient Lines service to Australia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    949.50
    Media URN:
    16210
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:54:00 / 01:40:51:00
    Canister:
    38/2

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