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  • Short Summary

    The Royal Navy Atlantic Fleet move off from Scotland for their Manoeuvres.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Scotland. Ready, Aye, Ready! The great grey ships of the Atlantic Fleet go to sea under war conditions for Autumn Manoeuvres."

    Scotland.

    Sailors on board the battleship HMS Rodney warship clean decks and polish guns.

    High angle shot of sailors gathering on deck and of large ship mounted artillery.

    The Commander-in-Chief, Admiral Hodges, is welcomed on board ship.

    View of HMS Nelson at anchor.

    Sailors and Royal Marines form up on deck. Officers walk around amidst sailors. Various shots of sailors on deck.

    Good shot taken through porthole of a warship. Pan along smaller warship.

    Sailors on deck listen to speech by Admiral Hodges.

    More shots of fleet at anchor. Another shot through porthole.

    Shots of destroyers escorting larger warships.

    Shots of ships firing guns in poor light.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    743.27
    Media URN:
    7783
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:08:00 / 01:55:50:00
    Canister:
    30/35

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