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  • Short Summary

    Two ships, The San Demetrio and The Cornish City in dock in England.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    VS of the badly damaged tanker ship 'San Demetrio' tied up alongside in British port. This ship was involved in the Jervis Bay battle with German battleship 'Admiral Scheer' and was set alight. SOS signs can be seen daubed on her bridge.

    MS 'Cornish City' tied up alongside which was involved in Atlantic convoy battle with 'Admiral Scheer'. MS Group of survivors pose on board the freighter. MS men show operation of ships guns.

    VS of ship called 'Sovac'.

    (Lav.)

    Date may be 11/01/1940.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1629.03
    Media URN:
    60234
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:24:00 / 01:06:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 239 H

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