• Short Summary

    Men demonstrate the inflatable Elliot life raft for use on fishing ships.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Greenock. Safety At Sea".

    Greenock, Scotland. Display of inflatable life raft.

    CU 4 men running on deck of ship towards a container which holds an Elliot life raft and start to take it from container. CU Men rolling raft from container. SV Men carrying raft along deck and start to prepare for launching. CU Man tying rope which is attached to raft to the rails of ship. CU Men about to throw raft into water. GV Men on boat throwing raft into water it hits water and starts to inflate itself. Top shot Raft inflating. GV From quayside, men on boat throwing raft into water, GV Raft now fully inflated and man jumps from ship into it. Top shot Raft showing its cover. GV Raft in water alongside ship. TS Man jumping from boat into water, he hangs onto line thrown by two men in raft. SV Man being pulled towards raft. SV Two men hauling man on board. CU Man being hauled under cover of the raft. CU Diver turning raft right way up. SV Raft.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:34:00 / 01:47:41:00

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