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    Item title reads: "British Salvage Triumph. Messrs. Cox and Danks - after months of tense and often disappointing efforts - succeed in raising the giant 23,00 ton German cruiser "Moltke"."

    Stromness, Orkneys

    M/S of the funnel as the ship is raised, with a man on ladder. Waves wash over deck and various parts of the ship, now raised. All is covered in seaweed. C/U of seaweed, pan round the propellers. Men in silhouette are seen on the deck. The salvage team pose and wave to celebrate their success.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33119
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    686.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:48:00 / 01:22:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1406
    Sort Number:
    G 1406
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. Dave Walker says

    The account in the book \"cox\'s navy\" suggests that it is not a funnel but one of Cox\'s ingenious airlocks through which men were able to enter and work in the submerged ship, which can be seen as the ship rises

  2. Dave Walker says

    The account in the book \"cox\'s navy\" suggests that it is not a funnel but one of Cox\'s ingenious airlocks through which men were able to enter and work in the submerged ship, which can be seen as the ship rises

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