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    Full title reads: "Helensburgh. Goodbye To A Great Ship".

    Helensburgh, Scotland.

    LV Battleship HMS Duke of York in the breakers yard at Helensburgh. LV Looking down on the bows. GV Duke of York in the breakers yard. LV Looking at the massive guns on the foredeck. CU Broken life-belt from the Duke of York. LV Panning shot showing lifeboats lying amongst other rubble on the deck. CU One of the lifeboats.

    Library shots. GV Duke of York putting to sea during her hey-day. SV White ensign flying from the mast. GV Panning shot as the Duke of York puts to sea, name can be seen on the stern. GV Duke of York at full steam sailing between two other ships. LV Head on shot as the Duke of York ploughs through the sea.

    Shots in breakers yard. GV Elevated shot looking down over the foredeck gun turrets. SV Massive guns. GV Elevated shot of a man with an acetylene cutter cutting away at the base of a gun turret for scrap.

    LV Interior shot of a Hungarian refugee working on the bridge during the breaking operations. GV Scrap metal lying in the breakers yard. SV Panning shot of same. SV Man with acetylene cutter cutting through thick girder. LV Section of the battleship being loaded onto railway trucks. GV Looking across the breakers yard to the Duke of York in the background.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    49284
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1519.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:12:00 / 01:58:32:00
    Canister:
    58/16
    Sort Number:
    58/016
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    ww2 HMS Duke of York
  • Stills

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

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