• Short Summary

    Weapons are preserved and packaged in the reserve naval fleet. Portsmouth, Hampshire.

  • Description

    Cocooning the reserve fleet.

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    L/S warships in harbour, battleships, cruisers, frigates, minesweepers etc. Various shots as they preserve and package the gun emplacement, this is known as cocooning. The netting is sprayed with plastic, bitumen and paint. M/S as man cuts observation window. M/S as another man seals off the gun muzzles. Various shots as they dehumidify the compartments, observe and seal. Various shots of reserve ships cocooned. M/S British naval ensign flying.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1275.04
    Media URN:
    34399
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:32:00 / 01:07:42:00
    Canister:
    NP 283

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