• Short Summary

    British aircraft carriers "Formidable" and "Illustrious" are cleaned and repaired in Virginia, USA.

  • Description

    Item title reads - British aircraft carriers in U.S.A.

    Portsmouth, Virginia. America (USA).

    Various shots of British aircraft carriers "Formidable" and "Illustrious" in the dockyard. M/S of the crew. C/U of Commander Le Mesurier of the "Formidable". He inspects the crew on deck. M/S as the aircraft carriers are cleaned. The sailors give the thumbs up then give three cheers. M/S of British naval ensign flying.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1133.22
    Media URN:
    39439
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1941
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:00:00 / 01:33:48:00
    Canister:
    41/83

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Commander Le Mesirier" should read Commander Le Mesurier (Edward Kirby Le Mesurier).

  2. British Pathé says

    Many thanks.

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