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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of the British fleet.

  • Description

    Location: Sheerness, Thames Estuary. Ca 1919
    Various ships of the Nore Reserve.

    Opens with three unknown destroyers moored to a buoy. Short frame of a battleship's turret, then three PC class decoy ('Q') ships with other unknown ships in distance.

    Three 'V' class destroyers with dockyard cranes behind. Nearest destroyer has a supply boat alongside.

    Move on to two destroyers at a buoy. Nearest, with ensign flying, is a 'Marksman' class. Unknown ships beside adjacent. In distance is
    a four funnel porotected cruiser of Diadem or Cressy class.

    Approaching a battleship of Queen Elizabeth class, possibly HMS Warspite, secured to dolphins. Pass down starboard side. Next, is Erebus class monitor HMS Terror with large 15 inch gun turret.

    Shot of steam pinnace passing a battleship of St Vincent or Bellerophone class.

    Finishes with return past Queen Elizabeth class battleship (Warspite?) and cross ahead of ship, giving view from bow.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1916.17
    Media URN:
    73263
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:59:00 / 01:26:58:00
    Canister:
    ON 151 B

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