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  • Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales launches a new lifeboat in Dover.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dover. The Largest Lifeboat Afloat, named and launched by the Prince of Wales - President of the RNLI."

    Dover, Kent.

    Pan along harbour at Dover to reveal new Lifeboat on the Quay.

    MS Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) making speech. He pulls the cord to launch the boat.

    Shots of the lifeboat (named Sir William ?) as it is pulled down into the water.

    N.B. R.N.L.I. stands for Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    715.14
    Media URN:
    6318
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:10:00 / 01:20:10:00
    Canister:
    30/13

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