• Short Summary

    Lord Mayor of Nottingham christens lifeboat in Hythe, Kent.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "NOTTINGHAM'S LIFEBOAT - Lord Mayor of Nottingham christens new motor lifeboat gift of city and county. - Hythe, Kent."

    L/S's of large crowds of people surrounding the new lifeboat singing songs. L/S of Lord Mayor of Nottingham Walter Wesson dressed in long robes giving speech. He christens the boat by declaring that, "I name this beautiful ship the 'City of Nottingham'." He pulls a cord which smashes bottle against the side of the boat.

    L/S of the numerous people dragging the boat down ramp towards the water. L/S of the boat launched into the water, people applaud as the boat takes to the water.

    Note: This item has natural sound.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1012.09
    Media URN:
    36732
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1930
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:17:00 / 01:20:04:00
    Canister:
    PT 009

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The name of the Mayor seen here was Walter Wesson.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. We've added Walter to our description.

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  3. Marcus Bradley says

    Hi this is my great great grandad

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