• Short Summary

    Sir Henry Betterton opens a new fish-dock at Grimsby.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "GRIMSBY'S TRADE STIMULANT - Finest Fish-Dock in the World opened by Sir Henry Betterton."

    Grimsby, Lincolnshire.

    A steam trawler coming into Grimsby harbour. Boat is to open the new Fish Dock by breaking the white silk ribbon as sails in. Onboard the trawler is Sir Henry Betterton Chairman of the Unemployment Board who has the honour to open the dock.

    Dignitaries and ladies onboard the trawler looking on.

    Sir Henry Betterton leaves the trawler and inspects the Guard of Honour composed of local fishermen. Sir Henry walks towards the dais to declare the dock opened. People leaving the dais after the opening ceremony. Crowds around. Sir Henry speaking.

    Several small ships at sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    797.32
    Media URN:
    9009
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:33:00 / 01:50:46:00
    Canister:
    34/81

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