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[A Winter Cruise; SS Avoceta 3500 tons]
|Date||26 October 1929 - 18 November 1929||ID||3214|
A detailed film by Ralph Staley of a cruise with his wife Nellie aboard the SS Avoceta; sailing from Liverpool and visiting Portugal, Madeira and the Canary Islands. Mrs Staley is filmed amongst other passengers and crew on deck. They take in the main tourist sights at all the stop off points and film some of the local people and customs they encounter. This film has intertitles throughout.
[Holiday to Las Palmas, Canary Islands]
This edited colour and black and white film shows a family holiday aboard a cruise ship on route to Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. The couple arrive at Las Palmas and capture panoramic views of the people, and landscape around their hotel.
World Cruise with the “Southern Cross”
|Date||September 1958; December 1958 - January 1959||ID||1438|
Two cruises feature on this film - one around the world, stopping at Las Palmas, Spain, Cape Town and Durban, South Africa, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, Wellington, New Zealand, and the Pacific islands. Sailing down the Panama Canal, the ship also stops at Curaçao and Trinidad. The second cruise is over Christmas, and visits Tangiers, Las Palmas, Tenerife, Madeira and Lisbon.
Journey Home Stage Three: Cape Town to London
The final part of of the Puttock family travelogue aboard the cruise liner "The City of Port Elizabeth". This part shows the family visiting friends in Cape Town before leaving for Tilbury Docks through the bulge of Africa via Las Palmas, in the Canary Islands, and on to Dover. Shots show the family exploring a beach and harbour in Las Palmas, several ships in dock and at sea in the Mediterranean, eating food and playing games on ship. The ship enters Tilbury via the Thames Estuary passing the Maunsell Fort.
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