New Life Boat Christened At Boulmer (1937)

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BOULMER". Boulmer, Northumberland. Crowds gathered to watch the launch of the new lifeboat at Boulmer. Little girl giving flowers to a woman leaning from the lifeboat. Crowds watching. A woman breaks the Champaign bottle against the boat. People watching. Close up shot of the name on the boat "R.N.L.B. Clarissa Langdon". Boat, filled with people, plunges into the sea. There is no mention of this item in the original paperwork for this issue. It is possible that it belongs to another issue. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:933.38
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 10 months ago
    Viewed: 1308 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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