• Short Summary

    Naval ships escort merchant ships from Scotland to Russian ports with war supplies.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CONVOY TO RUSSIA".

    North Sea (?).

    Various shots of a convoy of ships heading from northern Scotland towards ports in northern Russia. C/U of a map showing the route the convoy will take to Murmansk. The ships are carrying cargoes of war material from British factories.

    Naval ships accompanying the merchant ships are at standby for attack. Several shots of the crew; they look very cold and we there is a light snow flurry. As night falls the convoy comes under attack from the air and the barrage of ships guns open fire. Convoy continues on its way.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1326.27
    Media URN:
    43832
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:57:00 / 01:39:32:00
    Canister:
    42/40

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