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  • Short Summary

    Battleships at sea in the Atlantic.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear - Atlantic Ocean.

    Several very dark shots of battleships at rough sea.

    Various shots of the battleships off shore in (what looks like) Nordic harbour.

    Sailors leaving ship and boarding barge to go on shore. Various long shots of the town, hills around, harbour, all covered in shallow snow, seems to be very cold.

    Various shots of the troops on deck. Several shots of the men onboard troopship waiting to board barge to go to shore. Several shots of the sailors clearing snow from the deck. Some shots of the sailors reading letters and talking.

    Various shots of the battleship at very rough sea. Several very dark shots (night shots) of battleships at sea.

    Note: German battle cruiser Scharnhorst was sunk on 26th of December 1943 in the Atlantic. Five ships took part in the action: Belfast, Norfolk, Sheffield, Duke of York and Jamaica.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1933.03
    Media URN:
    73723
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:53:00 / 01:15:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 800 C

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