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    This material is shot in colour.

    Location Unknown / Unclear.

    Various shots of the Sea Slug missiles being launched from HMS Glamorgan at sea. Fire and smoke at launching as the missile flies in the air. HMS Glamorgan at sea.

    Note March 2012: This ship is no longer considered to be the HMS Glamorgan. The ship is unknown.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Time in/Out:
    01:14:25:00 / 01:17:22:00
    UN 4445 E
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    UN 4445 E
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. British Pathé says

    A visitor to the site, formerly stationed on HMS Glamorgan, has contacted us to say that this clip is not actually the HMS Glamorgan. Instead it is a MkI County Class destroyer (the Glamorgan was a MkII - the easily identifiable give away is the radar).

    Does anyone know which ship this is?

  2. Mr.Chips says

    This could well be the first of the class, HMS Devonshire. I joined Devonshire July 1966 and left her February 1968. During this time, we certainly did a live Seaslug firing on the missile range off Aberporth.

    Pity someone couldn't do some enhancement of the broadside view and get the pennant number. D.02 would confirm it as Devonshire.

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