Footage of the wrecked lifeboat on the rocks near St. Ives, Cornwall which claimed the lives of eight men.
Eight men are killed in tragic lifeboat accident off the coast of St. Ives, Cornwall.
L/S's of the town of St Ives. L/S's of the wrecked Lifeboat on the rocks being inspected by officials. C/U's of the damaged hull of the boat. L/S of two women looking out of a window with a youngish man covered in a blanket looking rather ill (possibly the survivor of the tragedy). C/U of a commemorative plaque on the Lifeboat institution building. L/S of the Union Flag ('Union Jack') flying at half mast.
Note: The track for this item has been incorrectly transferred onto another story titled 'DECORATING US COASTGUARD', Canister No. 39/4, on Pathe Master Tape *PM0995*.