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  • Short Summary

    The battleship "Orion" is broken up at a yard in Queenborough, Kent.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Last moments of a famous battleship. The once formidable "Orion" is now in the hands of the ship breakers. Queenborough, Kent.

    The camera pans over the huge battleship, various shots as they cut through the giant pipes, a piece falls off and they jump out of the way.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    304.01
    Media URN:
    23677
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:00:50:00
    Canister:
    G 977

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