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  1. hattrickpatrick says

    The "British Cruiser" referred to, and from which the film footage was taken, was HMS Aurora. This can be verified by reference to Chapter IX of the book "The Silver Phantom" written by the ship's company of "Aurora", first published in 1945. As well as Cunningham and Eisenhower, the footage also includes brief shots of the said ship's captain at that time, W G (Bill) Agnew, who is seen on the bridge, looking through his binoculars.

    From the same source, other ships in the bombarding force are given as the cruisers Newfoundland, Orion, Penelope, and Euryalus, together with a destroyer escort under the command of Admiral Harcourt.

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