NAMING CEREMONY, THE "DUKE OF MONTROSE"

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Places:

  • Angus

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Fish and fishing
  • Royalty
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: NAMING CEREMONY, THE "DUKE OF MONTROSE"

Reference number: 1720

Date: 1958

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.49 mins

Description: Naming ceremony at Arbroath harbour of the lifeboat "Duke of Montrose" by HRH the Duchess of Kent.

Shotlist: [No credits or title] very brief shot over Arbroath harbour and boats. Arrival of dignitaries by car, meet and greet (1.13) speeches on podium, shots of crowd, singing of hymns. Long pan across Arbroath harbour, showing boats full of onlookers, and crowds lining the harbour walls. General views of the naming ceremony at Arbroath harbour of the RNLI lifeboat "Duke of Montrose" by HRH the Duchess of Kent (6.49)