• Short Summary

    A motor patrol boat with a new lightweight diesel engine is tried out at Gosport.

  • Description

    Gosport, Hampshire.

    Various shots of a new motor patrol boat zooming about on the sea. A lightweight diesel engine, the Deltic, has been put in a former German gunboat to be tested. A large crew stands on board, presumably observing the performance of the engine as the craft moves along at speed.

    Notes and cutting on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1337.11
    Media URN:
    44141
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:56:00 / 01:16:03:00
    Canister:
    NP 462

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "put in a former German gunboat" - the vessel seen is the former German E-Boat No. S-212, surrendered to the British Navy and renumbered as Royal Naval Fast Patrol Boat P5212.

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