• Short Summary

    A Lancaster bomber flies a supply of radar valves 600 miles out over the Atlantic Ocean and drops the package to the weather ship Explorer waiting below

  • Description

    ENGLAND: Cornwall: Coastal Command Airfield:
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    AEROPLANES - R.A.F. Lancaster flies radar valves to Weather ship Explorer. 600 miles in mid-Atlantic. Shot of Lancaster in air dropping package to the ship.


    WEATHER SHIP Ocean weather ship at London Docks. Shots of instrument at Masthead. Sir John Anderson and Mr Noel Baker inspect the ship. Lancaster of Coastal Command drops Radar valves to Weather ship Explorer, 600 miles out in mid-Atlantic


    Ships and Boats

    RAF, Royal Airforce, supply drop
    Background: A Lancaster bomber flies a supply of radar valves 600 miles out over the Atlantic Ocean and drops the package to the weather ship Explorer waiting below

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAACS287VL2P7IYE9KZ86WKCV8K
    Media URN:
    VLVAACS287VL2P7IYE9KZ86WKCV8K
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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