• Short Summary

    Unused Australian naval boat Warrego goes for scrap.

  • Description

    White Bay, Sydney, Australia.

    Title reads 'Warrego - Death of a Ship'.

    Various shots showing Warrego - currently unused navy craft which has just started to be broken up - she was the oldest Australian ship serving in the navy. Various flashback shots to 1940 and the launching of the Warrego by Mrs Menzies now known as Dame Patti Menzies, wife of the Australian Prime Minister - natural sound of her speech. Various shots of Warrego in action during the war. Various shots of the Japanese planes flying low overhead. Various shots of the Warrego in the scrap yard.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 24/10/1965.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    3140.25
    Media URN:
    88425
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:20:00 / 01:53:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 4072 F

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