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  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Last Voyage of HMS Ajax".

    Falmouth, Cornwall & Montevideo, Uruguay.

    LV Ajax off Falmouth. The warship is being towed in to be broken up.

    CU For'ard gun turret.

    GV Along deck showing torpedo tubes. CU Torpedo tubes.

    LV From inside showing rubbish on deck. CU Empty shell locker.

    SV Lifebelts and fire hose thrown on deck.

    SV Notice about radar aerials. GV Elevated of ship alongside. SV Bridge. CU Steel box with broken glass. SV Gauges on guns mounting. CU Speed indicator with pointer at Full Speed.

    Library shots - MV HMS Ajax in Montevideo Harbour. Shots of crew of the Graf Spee being buried. CU Captain Hans Langsdorff of the Graf Spee. LS Good of Graf Spee leaving harbour prior to scuttling. VS Including aerial of burning and scuttled Graf Spee outside Montevideo harbour.

    SV Towards Ajax being towed towards Falmouth. CU For'ard guns. LV Ajax being towed to Falmouth.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46516
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1427.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:34:00 / 01:13:28:00
    Canister:
    49/92
    Sort Number:
    49/092
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    favourites AJAX Cornwall
  • Stills

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

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