Admiral Somerville On Destroyer - March… 1941

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Various shots of Vice-Admiral Somerville taken on the bridge of a destroyer at sea during exercise - good close up shots of Admiral.

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
60351
Sort Number:
UN 271 B
Time in/Out:
01:40:31:00 / 01:41:58:00
Canister:
UN 271 B
Film ID:
1663.14
Issue Date:

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  • "Admiral Somerville" seen here is James Somerville.

    "Hugh" in the tags can be removed, Hugh Somerville being an entirely different personality.

    jamied 1st Jul 2012

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