• Short Summary

    Captured submarine on River Thames at Temple Pier, London.

  • Description

    World War One. London. July 1918.

    Captured German submarine minelayer UC-5 arrives at Temple Pier on River Thames. Shot of the submarine being pushed by tug boat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2354.19
    Media URN:
    75850
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:18:00 / 01:15:45:00
    Canister:
    ON 238 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Eliminating the cataloguer's doubt, seen here is the German submarine minelayer UC-5. More information on the boat here.....

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SM_UC-5

    Reducing the clip's current date range, the vessel was displayed at Temple Pier in 1916. Over 300,000 people paid to see it, which raised questions in the House of Commons about what happened to the proceeds....

    http://hansard.millbanksystems.co
    m/commons/1916/aug/17/german-s
    ubmarine-at-temple-pier



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