• Short Summary

    The coffin of Commodore Sir Edgar Britten is carried aboard the tug "Calshot" to be taken and buried at sea. The Needles, Isle of Wight.

  • Description

    Item title reads - His last voyage. Commodore Sir Edgar Britten (Captain of the "Queen Mary") buried at sea.

    The Needles, Isle of Wight.

    L/S as the camera pans across the tug "Calshot". M/S as Commodore Sir Edgar Britten's coffin is carried aboard the tug, ensigns are flown at half mast as it is lifted up in a harness then lowered onto a platform. M/S of officers watching. M/S of the coffin. M/S as crew and family come onboard, M/S as they stand on deck with the coffin. M/S's as the tug sails away into the mist.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    897.32
    Media URN:
    13221
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:32:00 / 01:50:37:00
    Canister:
    36/88

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