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  • Short Summary

    Shackleton plane leaves St. Mawgan, Cornwall and drops mail canisters to HMS "Gambia".

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Mail drop to HMS "Gambia", St. Mawgan, Cornwall.

    Various shots men standing about at water's edge in St. Mawgan. CUs letters for personnel of HMS "Gambia" (out of focus). MS mail arriving at packing section. MS mail going into canisters. LS canisters leaving for aircraft.

    MS canisters being loaded onto Shackleton aircraft. LS Shackleton aircraft of RAF 42 Squadron. Air to air shot the Shackleton in flight. Air to air shot of the Shackleton in flight, with HMS "Gambia" below, mail canisters are dropped. Aerial views of HMS "Gambia".

    Date on dope sheet is 01/07/1960.

    NB: spacing between some shots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2778.08
    Media URN:
    81670
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:51:00 / 01:15:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 3367 D

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