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  • Short Summary

    The survivors of the "Raleigh" arrive back in Liverpool on the pacific liner "Montrose", Merseyside.

  • Description

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Full titles read: "RALEIGH SURVIVORS HOME - 500 Officers and men from stranded Cruiser arrive in Canadian Pacific Liner 'Montrose'.

    Group shot of the Officers standing on the deck of the ship. Some wave their hats at the camera, others smile and smoke cigarettes. They all appear to be in a cheerful mood. L/S of the Sailors walking down the ramp from the ship to the shore. M/S of Officers in group one puts his arm around another, others smile at the camera.

    Intertitle reads: "Jack's Motto - 'Keep smiling !" Nice group shot of Officers posing for the camera, one is wearing a top hat. They smile and laugh.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:40:00 / 01:02:55:00
    G 905

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The ship in question is HMS Raleigh, a Hawkins-class heavy cruiser of The Royal Navy.

    The ship ran aground in the Canadian district of Labrador, with the loss of 11 sailors.

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