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  • Short Summary

    The new aircraft carrier, HMS Courageous, is seen at Devonport.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Britain's new floating Aerodrome - H.M.S. Courageous... 18,600 ton Cruiser converted at cost of £2,000,000... leaves for trials."

    Devonport, Devon.

    L/S and M/S of the new aircraft carrier, HMS Courageous, moving slowly across the water.

    Intertitle reads: "This latest development of the Fleet Air "Arm" can accommodate 6 flights of aeroplanes!"

    Several more shots of the ship; some show huge clouds of smoke billowing from the funnels.

    Note: cut shot follows this story on *PM0718* - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    718.17
    Media URN:
    33732
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:10:00 / 01:21:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1481

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