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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of war ships during Home Fleet exercises.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of the Home Fleet on exercises off the coast. Good shots of warships passing by. Among those seen are HMS Nelson - battleship, HMS Birmingham - cruiser and HMS Diadem - light cruiser.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2189.08
    Media URN:
    64457
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:20:00 / 01:38:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 1358 B

Comments (1)

  1. MikeAsh says

    The location is likely to be Portland, off the South Coast of England, as this is where these exercises are recorded as being held in February/March 1946 (see Town Class Cruisers, Neil McCart, published 2012 by Maritime Books, Liskeard UK, p 123)

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