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    Full title reads: "PATHE FINDS THE FLEET".

    Cromarty, Scotland.

    Long shot of R.A.F. Sunderland crews being briefed by Wing Commander Crosbie. Top shot of the crews being briefed at start of combined Naval-Air Force exercise 'Dawn'. Close up shot of map with wording 'Cromarty Firth Anchorage.'

    Sunderland flying boats in line on water. Angle shot, crew standing on wing. Top shot of refuelling Sunderland. Crew on wing giving O.K. Sunderland flying boat taxiing along. Splashing from flying boat as it taxis. Pan with flying boat taking off. Interior, radio engineer at work. Close up shot of navigator at work. Air shot of Sunderland.

    Air view of Sunderland flying towards aircraft carrier 'Implacable.' Sunderland flying over aircraft carrier. Air view of battleships 'Anson' and 'Howe'. Angle shot of aircraft carrier. Close up shot of man signalling with lamp. General view from aircraft carrier - battleships in line at sea and Seafires on deck of aircraft carrier. Top shot, men preparing Seafires for takeoff. Men pushing wing of Seafire into position. Top view, towards and pan, Seafire taking off. Seafires in air. Pan, Seafire taking off from deck. Shot of destroyer at sea. Officer in foreground looking through binoculars. Angle shot, four engined plane flying over carrier. Angle shot, plane flying over carrier. Radar equipment in foreground. Air view of plane flying over battleship. Shot taken from carrier, battleships 'Anson' and 'Howe' in line ahead. Destroyer HMS 'Dunkirk' alongside 'Implacable'. Battleships 'Anson' and 'Howe' in line ahead.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:44:00 / 01:23:25:00
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  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    Sunderland Flying Boat
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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