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  • Short Summary

    Princess Royal names a new lifeboat.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "TO HEROIC COXWAIN - New lifeboat is named Princess Royal at Runswick Bay."

    Runswick Bay.

    Crowds gathered for the launching ceremony of a new lifeboat. Priest blessing the boat. Men onboard looking on. Princess Royal surrounded by people names the boat 'Robert Patton - The Always Ready' after the famous coxswain who sacrificed his life to safe disabled man. People applaud. Men pushing the lifeboat into water. Princess Royal on platform with an elderly man. Pan across the water showing little barges with people on them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    797.17
    Media URN:
    8994
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1934
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:37:00 / 01:23:45:00
    Canister:
    34/77

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