• Short Summary

    Germans launch a new battleship and commission another one.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Wilhelmshaven. Germany's second 'Pocket' Battleship - named 'Admiral Scheer' after 'The Victor of Jutland!!' - launched ... and"

    Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

    Top shot of German naval officers arriving in the shipyard for the launching.

    The name 'Admiral Scheer' is unrolled on the side of the ship. A woman smashes a bottle of wine against the ship to name it and bless it. The warship moves off down the slipway into the water.

    Intertitle reads: "... on the same day - Bismark's birthday - the sister ship 'The Deutshland' was commissioned."

    Pan along the foredeck of the battleship 'Deutshland'. Sailors are formed into ranks on the deck for the ceremony of commissioning. The German flag is raised up the flag pole. The German national anthem is played.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    703.09
    Media URN:
    6097
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:36:00 / 01:14:04:00
    Canister:
    33/28

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