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  • Short Summary

    Mrs Forbes Sempill launches the fastest lifeboat in the World, Hampton-upon-Thames, Surrey.

  • Description

    Hampton-on-Thames, Surrey (?).

    Full titles read: "WORLD'S FASTEST LIFEBOAT - to be stationed at Dover specially built to help aeroplanes in accidents during channel crossing - launched by the Hon. Mrs Forbes Sempill."

    Good M/S of elegantly dressed Mrs Forbes Sempill. L/S of the lifeboat sliding down ramp from the boathouse. L/S of the boat on the Thames looking out from the inside of the boathouse. L/S of the boat speeding down the river.

    Note: alternative spelling - possibly Semphill.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    808.35
    Media URN:
    19561
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:19:00 / 01:59:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1662

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