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  • Short Summary

    A new lifeboat is tested in London.

  • Description

    No title - paperwork reads - More safety at sea. New ships life boat, which eliminates use of oars, tried out. London.

    Two sailors turn handles which swing the lifeboat out from the ship and over the sea. M/S as it is slowly lowered. M/S of the crew sat in it, it has 'Hector' on the side. M/S of the water after it has sailed away. Some men stand around and look at it as it is suspended over the sea, one looks over the side. M/S of men in the boat. M/S of a man standing in the boat holding a rope, he pulls another one as the boat swings across, it is slowly lowered into the sea. Two men pull levers back and forth and the boat sails off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    370.23
    Media URN:
    24832
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:18:00 / 01:47:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1158

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