• Short Summary

    HNMS Isaac Sweers of Royal Netherlands Navy arrives at the port of Colombo to protect the East Indies from Japanese forces after assisting in the sinking of German U-boat U-374 and two Italian light cruisers, Alberico da Barbiano and Alberto di Giussano

  • Description

    SRI LANKA: Colombo:
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    GLEMMIE, Rear Admiral. Pays visit to Dutch Destroyer, Isaac Schweer.. going aboard..walking around ship w.Captain


    HOLLAND. Dutch destroyer the Isaac Schweer at work w. British destroyers..torpedo tubes, & torpedoes being replaced..Dutch sailors polishing pom-poms..Captain on bridge..Rear Admiral Glenny pays a visit.


    NAVAL. Dutch destroyer, Isaac Schweers at work w. British destroyers..shots of torpedo tubes, & replacing Torpedoes.. Dutch sailors polishing pom-poms..Rear Admiral Glenny pays a visit..on dect w. Captain


    TORPEDO. Shots of Torpedo tubes, men replacing torpedoes..painting etc..on Dutch destroyer Isaac Schweer


    Navy - Active; The Netherlands

    Koninklijke Marine, Rear-Admiral I.G. Glennie, Commander Willem Harmsen, destroyer, sailor, ship
    Background: HNMS Isaac Sweers of Royal Netherlands Navy arrives at the port of Colombo to protect the East Indies from Japanese forces after assisting in the sinking of German U-boat U-374 and two Italian light cruisers, Alberico da Barbiano and Alberto di Giussano

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6U5CH0V022NBZJYIKWD7YGX8W
    Media URN:
    VLVA6U5CH0V022NBZJYIKWD7YGX8W
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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