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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of the British fleet.

  • Description

    Naval story - good shots of navy ships - part 2.

    Various shots of warship of the Royal Navy at sea. Shots of activity on board ships, people coming aboard etc. Flotilla of ' V' class destroyers maneouvring.

    Cut to shot of a battleship's mast and funnel (lots of smoke). Vice Admiral's flag flying.

    Sailors on deck of battleship. In distance is three funnel armoured cruiser of Monmouth class (also known as County) class. Senior officer's steam launch comes alongside and officers come up on to deck.

    Military; Royal Navy

    Amendment September 2014: A visitor to the site writes that the armoured cruiser in the distance is not a Monmouth class but rather a German small cruiser (light cruiser). It is probably SMS Regensburg.

    The British ship is a Colossus class battleship, possibly HMS Hercules.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1916.18
    Media URN:
    73264
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:08:00 / 01:28:39:00
    Canister:
    ON 151 B

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