• Short Summary

    The cruiser "Achilles", which served in the Second World War, is to join the Indian navy.

  • Description

    Achilles.

    Cruiser "Achilles" to join Indian navy. Sheerness, Kent.

    Night sequence of naval gun flashes. Library sequence of cruiser "Achilles" in action during Battle of the River Plate with the "Graf Spee". Various shots of "Achilles" at anchor in Sheerness. C/U sign "Achilles". Various shots of the ship showing deserted decks stripped of armament, etc. Night effect shot of the ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1245.05
    Media URN:
    34058
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:20:00 / 01:10:06:00
    Canister:
    NP 183

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