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  • Short Summary

    The battleship 'Emperor of India' is salvaged for her scrap value.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Portsmouth. Record Salvage Feat. £2,000,000 battleship 'Emperor of India' refloated and towed to Portsmouth Harbour - 'salvaged to be scrapped'."

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Travel shot along the remains of the battleship. A small tug floats next to the ship. Closer shots of various parts of the superstructure of the ship. The ship had been shelled and sunk under the London Naval treaty.

    Shots from above of ship's guns. salvage men are working on deck.

    The ship is towed past other warships into harbour at Portsmouth.

    Shots of Portsmouth harbour from ship.

    Shots of tugs towing HMS Emperor of India into port.

    Shots of a submarine sailing out of port.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    863.26
    Media URN:
    12643
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:19:00 / 01:39:29:00
    Canister:
    31/67

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