• Short Summary

    NATO naval ships prepare for an exercise in the North Sea.

  • Description

    Exercise Mainbrace - NATO naval manoeuvres.

    Firth of Forth, Scotland.

    SV. Her Majesty's Ship "Vanguard" at anchor (for super) GV. Fleet at anchor. LV. Aerial ships at anchor. MV. Aerial warships at anchor. SV officer looking through telescope. Views of HMS Vanguard. SV. 1 -r Comdr. Smallwood. R.N. (Capt R.J. Foley designate Capt of USS Wisconsin, Capt. John Litchfield R.N. Capt H.M.S. Vanguard, Capt Briton, American Navy. present Capt of Wisconsin CU. Pan Capt. Foley to Capt Litchfield.

    SV. Liberty boat returning to USS Wisconsin. SV. Side of USS F. D. Roosevelt aircraft carrier showing massed planes on deck. N.S. Planes on deck of Roosevelt. SV. Approaching Dutch ship Banckert. CU. Name Banckert SV. Approaching Banckert. CU. Sailor polishing gun. SV. Signalman using Aldis lamp on board. LV. Round bows of the Wisconsin.

    SV. Superstructure of the Wisconsin. LV. Round bows of the Wisconsin SV. Superstructure of Wisconsin, showing forward gun turret. NS. Superstructure of Wisconsin. SV. Battle honour plaque on board Wisconsin. SV. Wisconsin signallers sending message by Aldis. & SV. SV. Top view, sailors cleaning guns, pan up to G.V. towards bows of ship. SV. Wisconsin officer looking through telescope at destroyer.

    (Orig. Lav.) (Orig. "D")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    28.44
    Media URN:
    27472
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:24:00 / 01:47:55:00
    Canister:
    52/76

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