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  • Description

    Title reads: "America's Mosquito Navy".

    Miami, Florida, United States of America (USA).

    M/S of officer inspecting row of seaman wearing leathers and goggles. They are part of special Mosquito Navy section; they pilot America's "mile-a-minute" antisubmarine craft. C/U of one of the men.

    M/S of men running on board antisubmarine boat. Various shots, some aerial, of convoy of special boats passing coast. The boats are an American version of the torpedo boat, as well as being submarine wrecks. According to narrator "a substantial number of these mosquito craft" will be shipped to Britain as part of Lease and Lend Bill.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38536
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1109.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:42:00 / 01:10:33:00
    Canister:
    41/21
    Sort Number:
    41/021
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    pt 4 Torpedos
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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