• Short Summary

    Vice Admiral Muselier commissions Free French motor launches for work with British navy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - New craft for Free French navy.

    Various shots of motor launches and their crew from the Free French navy. Vice Admiral Muselier makes a speech putting them into commission for work in collaboration with the British navy. Various shots of the Breton seamen. The launches are blessed by naval chaplain, the camera pans across officers and men during the service. Sailors stand to attention and the Vice Admiral salutes as he leaves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1127.27
    Media URN:
    39244
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:13:00 / 01:59:00:00
    Canister:
    41/71

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