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  • Short Summary

    Fire fighting boat is tested on River Thames at Greenwich, London.

  • Description

    Testing Fire Float - Greenwich, London.

    GV of boat with about 15 people on it; moving at fairly quick speed across water; various angles. CU men on the boat; hooking up equipment. Then GV from slightly raised position - a hose /pump on top of roof of boat; spraying a big stream of water; 2 men on roof. CU same. Then CU from behind men; with water spraying in opposite direction; man holding onto a control stick.

    GV a bunch of these things spraying at once. Same; side view. Farther shot looking toward bow - the hose on roof is most visible; others on deck; in BG. CU looking along line of hoses on deck; man adjusts stream.

    Disasters; emergency; safety; fire-fighters.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:16:00 / 01:29:04:00
    ON 171 B

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