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  • Short Summary

    A cannon which has been salvaged from a sunken flagship is fired.

  • Description

    Northwood, Middlesex.

    VS Priming and loading the virgo / vigo cannon prior to firing in the gun range of Holland and Holland at Northwood. VS Roland Morris inspects engraving on gun barrel, he eventually fires it. MS Sir Edward Collingwood, Sir Gerald Templer and others looking at cannons. MS Sir Edward Collingwood fires the cannon, then Sir Gerald Templer follows on. VS General shots of the people scattered around watching and taking part in the firings.

    Mr Roland Morris is the salvager of the "Association" sunken treasure - Vigo Cannon.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3324.16
    Media URN:
    91664
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:08:00 / 01:56:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 4480 B

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