• Short Summary

    Trawlers of the Royal Navy use nets to bring old World War I mines to the surface, where they are exploded by rifle fire

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Clearing the Seas

    UNKNOWN:
    EXT

    AT SEA


    MAIN TITLE

    (11ft)


    GV. Convoy of trawlers at sea.

    (21ft)


    TITLE: LOWERING THE NETS & FLOATS

    (26ft)


    GV. Row of floats marking position of net at sea.

    (51ft)


    GV. Mine

    (58ft)


    TITLE: AFTER THE MINE HAS BEEN NETTED IT IS EXPLODED BY RIFLE FIRE.

    (64ft)


    LV. Troops on deck firing rifles.

    (80ft)


    GV. Explosion at sea.

    (92ft)


    GV. PAN. from mine to explosion in distance.

    (109ft)


    SV. Crew bringing in net.

    (116ft)


    Ships and Boats, Munitions and Armaments, Post War

    World War I, World War 1, WWI, First World War, The Great War, war, minesweeper, mine, mine sweeper, minesweeping, sea lanes, transport
    Background: Trawlers of the Royal Navy use nets to bring old World War I mines to the surface, where they are exploded by rifle fire

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1Q2U1NXPQWLWZDGQ3MMVML96V
    Media URN:
    VLVA1Q2U1NXPQWLWZDGQ3MMVML96V
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1919
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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