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  • Short Summary

    Scenes showing the salvaged German cruiser 'Moltke'.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "British Salvage Triumph. Messrs. Cox and Danks - after months of tense and often disappointing efforts - succeed in raising the giant 23,00 ton German cruiser "Moltke"."

    Stromness, Orkneys

    M/S of the funnel as the ship is raised, with a man on ladder. Waves wash over deck and various parts of the ship, now raised. All is covered in seaweed. C/U of seaweed, pan round the propellers. Men in silhouette are seen on the deck. The salvage team pose and wave to celebrate their success.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    686.09
    Media URN:
    33119
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:48:00 / 01:22:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1406

Comments (2)

  1. Dave Walker says

    The account in the book \"cox\'s navy\" suggests that it is not a funnel but one of Cox\'s ingenious airlocks through which men were able to enter and work in the submerged ship, which can be seen as the ship rises

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  2. Dave Walker says

    The account in the book \"cox\'s navy\" suggests that it is not a funnel but one of Cox\'s ingenious airlocks through which men were able to enter and work in the submerged ship, which can be seen as the ship rises

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