• Short Summary

    The old and rotting hull of the wooden warship 'Implacable' is destroyed with explosives.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Implacable To The End".

    Off Selsey Bill.

    LV The hull of the old warship 'Implacable' at anchor in bay.

    MV Aircraft carrier Implacable at anchor,

    SV Model of old 'Implacable' SV Angle shot model of old 'Implacable'. MV Model of old 'Implacable'

    LV 'Implacable' at anchor, with English and French ensigns flying. SV The 'Implacable' VS of the old warship 'The Implacable'.

    SV High-ranking naval officer, accompanied by a French Admiral and Rear Admiral Sir Roderick McGrigor, C in C of Home Fleet. SV 5 men who served as boys aboard 'Implacable' taking off hats. CU Two of the men.

    MS two naval officers set off explosive charges. SV The 'Implacable' as charges explode and ship begins to sink. CU Sailors salute. MV 'Implacable' setting down. MV 'Implacable.' settling down. MV. 'Implacable' almost submerged LV 'Implacable's top decks awash. SV Flags on end of boat SV Looking down ship. 'Implacable' with deck awash and travelling round.

    Note: 'Implacable' was formerly the French 74 Gun Ship. "Dunguay Trouin" and was captured by British in 1805.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1429.15
    Media URN:
    46630
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1949
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:43:00 / 01:27:33:00
    Canister:
    49/98

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