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Fleetwood, Lancashire - Britain's Worst Storm for 60 years!. Pathe News, 1927.




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" Britain's Worst Storm - For 60 years! Waves burst sea walls and cause much damage and many casualties at Fleetwood, where the storm was at its worst."

Silent film clip
Produced by Pathe News, 1927.
Duration: 2.14 mins

Scenes include:

  • Flooded streets in Fleetwood, Lancashire, with people in a a rowing boat.
    People standing at the edge of the flooded streets. A truck drives slowly through water.
  • Some people, rescued from the flood are helped from the back of the truck.
  • Two boys standing on a plank for a raft with boards for oars.
  • A man has a large bundle on a rowing boat.
  • Flooded street as a man punts into shot on a makeshift raft.
  • More shots of makeshift rafts and rowing boats.

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