£6,000,000 Warship 1921

Star Item


Item title reads - The £6,000,000 Warship, H.M.S. (HMS) Hood. It is part of the American proposal that we shall stop the construction of the four new Hoods.

M/S of the big warship in dock. M/S of it sailing away slowly. M/S of a tug, M/S as the tug pulls the warship along.


Black & White
Media URN:
Sort Number:
G 0825
Time in/Out:
01:06:19:00 / 01:07:22:00
G 825
Film ID:
Issue Date:

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!

Related Videos



British battleship HMS Hood sets sail from Portsmouth.

HMS Renown - Various

HMS Renown - Various

Warship HMS Renown docking.

Ready ... Aye ... Ready - Cuts

Ready ... Aye ... Ready - Cuts

Good shots of HMS Hood and HMS Rainbow at sea of Portsmouth.

Atlantic Fleet Regatta

Atlantic Fleet Regatta

A rowing race in the bay at Weymouth.

Battleships Of The Worlds Navies

Battleships Of The Worlds Navies

US and British warships are reviewed by Brazilian President Epitacio da Silva Pessoa in Rio.

HMS Victory

HMS Victory

Footage of the HMS Victory and HMS Renown. Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Inside Engine Room On British Warship Aka A Navy Story

Inside Engine Room On British Warship Aka A Navy Story

Men working in engine room of Royal Navy warship.

Jack Ahoy!

Jack Ahoy!

Good footage of landlubbers visiting HMS Hood during Naval Week.

Our Britain: Patriotic Montage Of Military Scenes

Our Britain: Patriotic Montage Of Military Scenes

Excellent patriotic item about Britain includes footage of the Navy, the countryside, landmarks.

Repulse Beats Hood In Annual Regatta

Repulse Beats Hood In Annual Regatta

HMS Repulse rowing team beat rivals and parade their 'cockerel' trophy to shipmates.

Unique Naval Occasion

Unique Naval Occasion

American, French and British warships meet while travelling through the Panama Canal.

Unique Naval Occasion

Unique Naval Occasion

Cuts for story about American, French and British warships meeting while travelling through the Panama Canal.

"All's Well!"

British warships set off for manoeuvres in Northern Waters.

"As It Was In Nelson's Day!"

Royal marines in costumes from 1805 take over guard on HMS Victory.

"As It Was In The Beginning"

Animated diagrams trace the history of guns and firearms.

"Disarmament! ... Who Will Be First?"

Good shots of the American Navy on exercise on the high seas.

"His First Ship"

Antarctic explorer, Admiral 'Evans of the Broke' visits naval cadets on HMS Worcester.

"Imperator" Docked

The "Imperator" being assisted into Southampton docks.

"Jean Bart" Shows Her Speed

The French battleship 'Jean Bart' has an ocean run after a refit.

"Just A Line!"

A brief history of letter writing shows us letters from Anne Boleyn and Queen Elizabeth I from the British Museum.


Good shots of Swedish warships escorting a merchant ship on the Baltic Sea.

"Our Sure Shield"

Various ships of the Royal Navy on manoeuvre off Dorset.

"Peace Hath Her Heroes No Less Renowned Than War"

Lifeboat men receive awards for their bravery at sea.

"Showing Her Flag"

Germany's naval might is demonstrated by the cruiser 'Koln' as she leaves harbour in Wilhelmshaven.

Following on from '10 Tragedies Caught on Film', we bring you part 2 and ten more tragedies that were captured when the reels were recording.
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.