• Short Summary

    The last of the scuttled German fleet is towed to the scrap yard from Scapa Flow.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Scotland. Once the pride of the German Fleet ... the Prince Regent Luitpold, last of the scuttled Grand Fleet, towed upside down from Scapa to the Scrap Yard!"

    Scotland.

    LS of the hull of the German warship Prince Regent Luitpold floating upside down. A couple of tugs are nearby. The ship was deliberately sunk by the Germans during WW1 at Scapa Flow. The hull is towed to a scrap yard to be salvaged. A shack has been built on the keel to accommodate the crew. The boat is going under the Forth Bridge. (We don't see the bridge).

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    705.32
    Media URN:
    6161
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:10:00 / 01:57:42:00
    Canister:
    33/39

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