Once The Pride Of The German Fleet 1933

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    Full title reads: "Scotland. Once the pride of the German Fleet ... the Prince Regent Luitpold, last of the scuttled Grand Fleet, towed upside down from Scapa to the Scrap Yard!"

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    LS of the hull of the German warship Prince Regent Luitpold floating upside down. A couple of tugs are nearby. The ship was deliberately sunk by the Germans during WW1 at Scapa Flow. The hull is towed to a scrap yard to be salvaged. A shack has been built on the keel to accommodate the crew. The boat is going under the Forth Bridge. (We don't see the bridge).

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6161
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    705.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:10:00 / 01:57:42:00
    Canister:
    33/39
    Sort Number:
    33/039
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