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Martin, Frank. (13 of 14). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:44

  • Shelf mark

    C466/58

  • Subjects

    Art

  • Recording date

    1997-08-11 to 1997-08-13

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, East Portlemouth, Devon, United Kingdom

  • Interviewees

    Martin, Frank, 1914-2004 (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Roberts, Melanie (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 13. Remarks on timing of Frank Martin's (FM) retirement. Discussion of importance of the sea in FM's life, especially his contribution to the development of rescue services around Chichester harbour, and of underwater rescue expertise, working with the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution), and FM's establishment of the Hayling Island Sea Rescue Research Organisation. Remarks on FM's writing on the history of St Martin's.

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    Item notes: Transcript available

  • Related transcripts

    Frank Martin interviewed by Melanie Roberts: full transcript of the interview

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Martin, Frank. (13 of 14). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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