• Short Summary

    The steel hulled sailing ship 'Peking' comes into Greenhithe to replace the older 'Arethusa'.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Off Greenhithe. Their New Ship. The four-masted steel barque 'Peking' arrives to take place of the famous old 'Arethusa', which has sent more than 10,000 boys to sea!"

    Greenhithe, Kent.

    A four masted sailing ship, 'Peking', sails past.

    Various shots of the old sailing ship 'Arethusa'.

    The masts of the 'Peking' can be seen moving behind the moored 'Arethusa'.

    Sailors form up in the rigging of one of the ships.

    The 'Peking' moves out from behind the 'Arethusa'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    685.14
    Media URN:
    5184
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:10:00 / 01:18:16:00
    Canister:
    32/84

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