• Short Summary

    Nazi ship "Odenwald" is captured by U.S. navy after sailing under false colours. Puerto Rico.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Nazi ship seized.

    Puerto Rico.

    Various shots of the Nazi merchantman "Odenwald" which has been captured at Puerto Rico by the U.S. Navy. Underneath her disguise she is really a man-of-war with German and United States flags painted on her decks and flying whatever flag she needs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1135.27
    Media URN:
    39501
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:40:00 / 01:32:32:00
    Canister:
    41/97

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The German motor ship "M.S Odenwald" seen here was captured whilst sailing disguised as the "S.S Willmoto", (as can be seen at the 0.07 time point).

    The American sailors seen here are from the U.S.S. Omaha.

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