• Short Summary

    British and American designs for ships lifeboats are demonstrated.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New Lifeboat Speeds Sea Rescue".

    Rochester, Kent.

    MV People looking at new "Proctor" lifeboat in factory. MV People looking at lifeboat pan to lifeboat with people inside. LV keel and ribs of boat under construction. MV Front view ditto. CU Man working. MV Rib being put into position. CU Bolting rib. MV Laying keel of boat. CU Drilling plate. LV Boys from the 'Arethusa' sliding down ropes into rowing style lifeboat. MV rowing away from ship.

    Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America (USA). New Equipment For Fastest Lifeboat Launch.

    SV Pan lifeboat being lowered in new design of cradle into water. SV Top view showing cradle apparatus in water. GV Top view lifeboat being rowed back to cradle. SV Lifeboat being manoeuvred onto cradle. Top view lifeboat being lifted back onto ship. CU Pan down lifeboat being lowered again into water on cradle. SV Pan lifeboat being lowered again into water and boat moves away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1415.17
    Media URN:
    46105
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:23:00 / 01:33:51:00
    Canister:
    49/49

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