• Short Summary

    Armour plate and gun fixed to merchant ship - the sailors practice with the gun.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Arms For Merchant Ships".

    VS of gun for deck mounting on ship being prepared in workshop. It is loaded onto a lorry and driven away.

    Various good shots of shipyard workers fixing armour plate and gun mounting to the deck of a merchant ship in dry dock, the gun is then lowered and fixed into position on the mounting.

    MS Gun crew of merchant ship practising with the gun under command of naval officer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1033.38
    Media URN:
    20240
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:35:00 / 01:43:41:00
    Canister:
    40/8

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