• Short Summary

    Captain of Mauretania receives a gift after rescue of Swedish ship in mid-Atlantic.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southampton. The Brotherhood of the Sea. Cmdr. Oberg presents gold plaque, gift of Swedish govt. to Capt. McNeill and the Mauretania in recognition of rescue of crew of sinking Swedish freighter Ovidia in mid-Atlantic."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Group of dignitaries gather behind table decorated with lifebelt from RMS. Mauretania. Commander Oberg makes speech of thanks for rescue. The Commander hands over a plaque to Captain McNeill of the liner ship Mauretania. The Captain makes a speech of thanks for the gift. (Speech ends rather abruptly).

    N.B. Sound quality not very good.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    765.28
    Media URN:
    7251
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:26:00 / 01:50:14:00
    Canister:
    31/27

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