LIFEBOAT DRILL

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Places:

  • Angus

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • Elder Dalrymple Productions / Elder Films

Series:

  • Carrick classroom

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: LIFEBOAT DRILL

Reference number: 1251

Date: 1936c

Production company: Elder Dalrymple Productions

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.12 mins

Description: Demonstration of lifeboat drill on board the Royal Naval Lifeboat 'John Russell' at Montrose.

Teaching notes.

Shotlist: Credits (.05); Royal naval Lifeboat "John Russell" on slipway in lifeboat shed. Lifeboat mechanic answers telephone in adjoining booth and takes distress message. Send up maroons (signal flares) to alert the crew (.53); Crew run into life boat shed (1.09); They don their lifejackets, etc. and get on board (1.46); The boat is towed on undercarriage down the ramp to the water's edge and then launched (2.29); General views of the lifeboat heading out to sea. Shots of the town in the background. Lighthouse on promontory. Shot of the "stricken" cargo (?) vessel (3.12).