• Short Summary

    America loads millionth ton of mutual aid equipment & De-cocooning ships in Kent.

  • Description

    AMERICAN AID

    New York. United States of America (USA).

    GV. & SV. Huge pile of crates and tanks on dockside in New York. LV. Huge pile of guns, tanks and crates. MV. & SV. Tank being loaded aboard ship with crane. SV. Angle shot, tank being lowered into hold. MV. Men working on bottom of hold. LV. Tank being lifted from lighter. SV. Hatch man signalling. SV. Tank going into hold. MV. Long line of lorries awaiting shipment. MV. Huge pile of equipment on quayside.

    (F.G.) (Orig.A.)

    DE-COCOONING SHIPS

    Sheerness, Kent.

    GV. "Mothball" fleet lying off Sheerness, Kent. MV. SV. Covered up guns and other equipment on ships. SV. Pan, guns covered with protective cocoons. SCU. Rating stripping cocoon from gun, & SV. SCU. Cocoon being removed from barrel. SV. Angle shot, ratings painting barrel of gun. SV. Bofor gun being elevated. MV. Top view, draft joining ship. "Mothball" ships at anchor.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1447.03
    Media URN:
    47321
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:18:00 / 01:14:27:00
    Canister:
    51/35

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