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  • Short Summary

    Sir Thomas Lipton's racing yacht 'Shamrock V' sails off from Portsmouth.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Good luck go with you Shamrock V and may you bring back that 'Little Old Mug' Sir Thomas wants so much!"

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    The racing yacht Shamrock V is being sailed out of Portsmouth Harbour. The crew wave to people on other boats as they leave for the United States of America (USA). Shots of a passenger boat with people there to see the boat off. Various shots of Shamrock V being towed out into deeper water. The sails are hoisted and the ship moves off under wind power - a very majestic racing yacht.

    N.B. The Little Old Mug of the title is the Americas Cup and Sir Thomas is Sir Thomas Lipton.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    715.30
    Media URN:
    6334
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:22:00 / 01:42:12:00
    Canister:
    30/15

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