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  • Short Summary

    Unidentified Pathe Gazette item about German warships being salvaged from Scapa Flow.

  • Description

    Unidentified Pathe Gazette item from 1924 - issue number unknown, does not match any catalogued or missing records on database. AH 2002.

    Title: "Scapa Flow - A Herculean Task! After months of incessant effort, Salvors have high hopes of raising scuttled German Fleet".

    Panning shot of floating dock. M/S of small boat attached to part of a ship's hull which is just peeping above the water. Men on the boat help a diver back on board.

    Intertitle: "The Seydlitz".

    Panning shot of a half submerged ship, it is lying on its side.

    Intertitle: "The Hindenburg".

    Panning shot of the semi submerged boat.

    Note: this item was originally part of "Scapa Flow Reel" - a collection of stories about the salvaging of World War One vessels.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3215.11
    Media URN:
    89979
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:22:00 / 01:54:55:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The "Seydlitz" is the 25,000 ton German battlecruiser SMS Seydlitz.

    "The Hindenburg" is SMS Hindenburg, another battlecruiser.

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