• Short Summary

    Royal Australian Navy (RAN) light cruiser HMAS Melbourne (1912) being broken up for scrap.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: H.M.A.S. Melbourne Scrapped. The famous Australian cruiser at last finds its way into the hands of shipbreakers at Rosyth. On the occasion of her visit to Portsmouth in 1926...

    1926
    ENGLAND: Portsmouth:
    EXT
    HMAS Melbourne

    SLATE INFORMATION: ...and now!

    1929
    LOCATION UNKNOWN (England or Australia ?)
    HMAS Melbourne at dock
    Workers breaking up ship for scrap
    Rundown section of ship
    Sections of ship being winched away by crane
    Background: Royal Australian Navy (RAN) light cruiser HMAS Melbourne (1912) being broken up for scrap.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1W8BCTF78OF64YXR98V4FEABQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1W8BCTF78OF64YXR98V4FEABQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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