• Short Summary

    A new lifeboat that will not capsize is demonstrated in Portsmouth.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Portsmouth. Life-Boat Rights Itself".

    Portsmouth Naval Dockyard, Hampshire. A new lifeboat that will not capsize is demonstrated.

    GV The new lifeboat. SV Interior of the lifeboat showing radar and radar equipment. CU Pan ditto. SV The designer Mr Richard Oakley giving thumbs-up sign. SV The lifeboat pan up to crane. SV The lifeboat being turned over by the crane. Cables are released and the lifeboat turns over right side up again. SV People watching. SV The lifeboat being turned over again. This time it goes over in a full circle and rights itself.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1797.25
    Media URN:
    55377
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:34:00 / 01:49:42:00
    Canister:
    66/51

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