• Short Summary

    34 mile rowing race - Gravesend to Southend and back.

  • Description

    Shrimpers race. Gravesend and Southend. Essex.

    GV Seven whaling boats at Gravesend preparing for the start of the longest rowing race in the world. SV As they start to race. GV As the boats row away. SV Boats rowing. CU Oars being dipped in water. GV Boats going away from camera. CU Oar going into water. CU Men rowing. GV Two boats rowing. CU Ditto, one of the boats. GV Tugs lined up at Gravesend, blowing their hooters. SV As one of the boats, the winning crew, row past the tugs, after competing for 34.4 miles in 5hrs. 50 mins.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2229.19
    Media URN:
    57518
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:24:00 / 01:20:59:00
    Canister:
    69/83

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