1948 Olympiad Yachting - arrival of Olympic Flame at Torre Abbey
The runner holding the torch is Mr S. A. Francis, of 23 Fore Street, St Marychurch; his escorts were Messrs. R. C. Hemmings and G. J. Collings. All three were members of the Torquay Amateur Athletic Club. The local newspapers of the time (held at Torquay Library) give many extra details.
Written by Mark Pool
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|Written by||Mark Pool|
|Organisation||Torbay Libray Services|
|Format||greyscale glossy photograph; 207 mm x 152; offset caption|
|Source||Torbay Library Services|
|Subject||Maritime. Ceremony. Sport. Regatta|
|Publisher||Torbay Library Services|
|Rights||Torbay Library Services|
|Keywords||Olympics opening welcome torch|