• Short Summary

    HMS Ajax is seen in port undergoing a thorough mopping and sprucing before she heads out to sink three Italian destroyers, and her new captain, Captain E.

  • Description

    ENGLAND:
    EXT

    "AJAX" H.M.S. made up story when she engaged Italian ships


    ITALY - NAVAL Library shots when "Ajax" engaged three


    McCARTHY, Samy (Boxer) C.U. when Captain of H.M.S.Ajax


    Navy - Active

    World War Two, World War II, WWII, Second World War, war, Allies, Axis, Admiral Graf Spee, The Battle of the River Plate, Cape Passero, Royal Navy, Regia Marina, Sir Henry Harwood
    Background: HMS Ajax is seen in port undergoing a thorough mopping and sprucing before she heads out to sink three Italian destroyers, and her new captain, Captain E.D.B. McCarthy, smiles on deck

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA15KBS62QT16MAKLIMTQ5990ZF
    Media URN:
    VLVA15KBS62QT16MAKLIMTQ5990ZF
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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