• Short Summary

    Ships lay booms across the mouths of harbours to prevent enemy ships getting through.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Boom Defences".

    VS on board naval ships, converted drifters, at work in harbour entrance laying anti-submarine and aircraft booms across the approaches to the harbour.

    GV Harbour entrance showing the booms and the buoys supporting them in position across the sea approach to the harbour.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1049.48
    Media URN:
    20954
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:51:00 / 01:53:24:00
    Canister:
    40/57

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