• Short Summary

    Australian and New Zealand Naval fleets are on manoeuvres in Pacific.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Commonwealth Fleet Meets In Pacific".

    Pacific Ocean. Australian and New Zealand Naval fleets are on manoeuvres.

    GV Fleet steaming in line ahead.

    SV HMAS Cruiser Australia at sea. GV Destroyers at sea.

    MV HMAS Aircraft Carrier Sydney.

    SV Rear Admiral Eccles talking to airmen pan to Captain Dowling on board the Sydney.

    GV Sydney's deck with aircraft starting up. SV Pan Fireflies taking off.

    SV Towards and pan Firefly taking off. LV HMAS Sydney with Firefly taking off.

    SV Fore part of the cruiser 'Balona'. MS Sea Cadets. LV Planes fly over - ships' structure in foreground.

    GV Elevated Sydney's anti-aircraft guns going into action. CU sailor operating guns.

    Various shots guns firing. SV From back of destroyer depth charge exploding SV 2nd depth charge exploding. SV Towards destroyer racing through water.

    MV sailors being given measure of Rum. CU New Zealand sailor drinking.

    LV Destroyers at sea. Guns in foreground.

    LV Elevated GV Sydney's flight deck

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1411.41
    Media URN:
    45966
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:35:00 / 01:56:23:00
    Canister:
    49/90

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