Cine footage of the Nevasa from 1974 as she sails out of Sunderland - including schoolchildren as they wave goodbye
You have seen the old photos. Now re-live the cine memories of the school ship Nevasa.
This rare clip of the ship has been shared with the Sunderland Echo and shows children waving goodbye as they headed out to sea for a two-week trip to Stockholm, Leningrad and Copenhagen.
The footage shows excited children as they embark on a wonderful journey.
The faces of youngsters can be seen on board the ship and we also get a close-up look of parents and family waving goodbye on the riverside. Can you spot someone you know?
The film is the latest to be shared with the Echo by avid enthusiasts of Sunderland’s past.
In November last year, we shared a 1983 film of Fordfield Road, the Good Shepherd church, a nursery and street scenes. It came to us courtesy of Joe and Keith Liddle who we thank for sharing the film with us.
The latest 1970s film comes thanks to David Wingate and Sunderland Antiquarian Society which was founded in 1900 has a fast-growing membership.
To find out more about the history of Sunderland, visit the Antiquarian Society’s Facebook page or website at http://www.sunderland-antiquarians.org
The cine film is a rare chance to enjoy a part of Sunderland’s past and we would love other people to share their old footage.
To get in touch and show us your old films from the past, email [email protected]