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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

  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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