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Royal Visit To Lincoln, Scunthorpe, And Grimsby (1958)

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Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown. Royal visit to Lincoln, Scunthorpe, and Grimsby. Various shots at Grimsby Fish Docks, Queen and Duke go aboard a near water trawler - The Rhodesian - which has been at sea 15 days off the Faroes, they inspect the holds etc. Queen Elizabeth II looks at the Genara. Various shots of processing and filleting. Queen unveils a plaque to open officially the King George V playing field. Queen receives a bouquet and talks to scouts at the playing fields. Various shots at Grimsby town hall. Crowds, Queen and Duke of Edinburgh on balcony. Shots of crowds. Shots of Grimsby trawlers. Various shots of trawlers. Various shots of plaque unveiled at King George V playing field and shots of waterlogged field. Shots of children at model traffic area. Queen and Duke arrive in royal barge at Grimsby docks. They look around the docks. Shots of steel being rolled. Several shots at Grimsby fish docks showing Queen and Duke watching filleting and processing of fish, C/U's of men gutting and filleting fish etc. British Pathe was contacted by a member of the public who gave us this information: The reason that Her Majesty was being shown the 'Genara' was that she was the oldest fishing boat in the harbour, (which she continued to be right up until she left the fishery in October 1989) having fished continuously from when she was launched in 1926, and also, she was the best representative of the smaller vessels of the fleet. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:2896.12