Missionary boat sails from London & World's first jet flying boat lands on Thames.
"CENTURION" MISSIONARY SHIP
Lambeth Pier, London.
LV. Centurion, missionary ship, sailing towards Lambeth Pier. Houses of Parliament in background. CU. Prow of boat. Towards, Centurion pulling alongside, throwing rope overboard. CU. Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Fisher, pointing. SV. Pleasure steamer sailing up river. LV. Archbishop of Canterbury blessing ship from poop deck. SV. Archbishop blessing the ship. SV. Bunting flying overhead. SV. Archbishop Fisher talking to Captain Jenks, then turns and talks to members of crew. CU. Stern of the ship. SV. Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Fisher, and clergy waving from pier, pan to Centurion sailing away. LV. Centurion heading for midstream, Houses of Parliament in background.
SAUNDERS-ROE AI JET FLYING BOAT LANDS ON THAMES
Tower Bridge and Woolwich Reach.
LV. Saunders-Roe AI landing at Woolwich Reach. SV. Geoffrey Tyson, chief test pilot of Saunders-Roe, stepping aboard launch. LV. Towards, aircraft being towed by launch. Tower Bridge in background. SV. Side view, aircraft being towed up river. LV. Back view, aircraft arriving at Festival site. SV. Aircraft moored by Festival site. Houses of Parliament in background.