• Short Summary

    Keepers swapped on lighthouse in high seas - they have been cut off for 30 days.

  • Description

    Wolf Rock, Cornwall

    GV Wolf Rock Lighthouse LV Trinity House Relief ship "Satellite" SV Captain F Horn waving from "Satellite" LV Rough seas breaking over Wolf Rock & Nearer shots. SV Lighthouse. SV Men in relief tender under way. SV Lighthouse and Tender. CU. Boat Hook reaching out for Buoy. SV Fixing Boat to Buoy. LV Keepers throwing line to Boat. SV Making fast line, on Tender. SV Crane on Lighthouse swinging round. SV Relief Keeper Newble of Pembrokeshire leaves boat on line and is hauled up by Crane. LS Keeper being swung round on crane. SV Second Keeper being hauled from Boat., LV Keeper being swung round on crane. SV Barrel containing Fresh Food being hauled up from boat. LV Barrel being swung round by crane pan up to Lighthouse CU Sailor in tender. LV Relieved keeper being swung into position to be lowered into boat. Principal keeper Mr. R. G. Stephens, of the Lizard. SV Keeper sliding down rope and into Boat. CU Mr. Stephens in boat. SV Two keepers waving from Boat. GV Wolf Rock lighthouse as Boat leaves.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene H. (Tin 1.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    7.17
    Media URN:
    26797
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:52:00 / 01:19:15:00
    Canister:
    52/10

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