A Report on safety of life at sea = SOLAS

United Kingdom, 1955

Film
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Shows construction and testing of a new portable lifeboat radio, the “Solas” equipment, designed for transmission and reception of distress messages at sea by means of radio telephone and by automatic and manual radio telegraphy. The “Solas” (Safety of Life at Sea) equipment is demonstrated to be waterproof, capable of floating and able to withstand extremes of temperature.

Credits

production company

Technical and Scientific Films

producer

Denis Ward

director
Duration

00:20:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1955

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

322728

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Safety

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Boats and boating - Safety measures

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Telecommunication systems - History

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Safety

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Survival and emergency equipment

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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