Host Bash Kennett describes the danger of fire aboard the clipper ships. Visits the San Francisco Bay's "Phoenix" fire boat, which is shown docked next to the Hills Brothers Coffee Company, and presents a demonstration of how the boat pumps water. Explains fire control in modern ships and discusses the important role of firemen who work in this role. Includes a performance of the traditional "I Grieve My Lord".
KQED, San Francisco; Bash Kennett; Kathleen K. Rawlings; Richard Moore; Harry Monahan
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Educational; Historical; Music
Boats and boating ; United States--History.
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- No Copyright - United States
- Physical Description
1 Film (0:11:41); 16mm
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003379312; Other: GR00427548; MDPI Barcode: 40000003379312
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