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  • Short Summary

    Captured German floating dock is sent to breakers yard "because we've now built our own"!

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Scrapped! Because we've now built our own, and better. 40,000 to German floating dock leaves for ship breakers yard to be broken up".

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Panning L/S of enormous metal u-shaped vessel floating in harbour, ships and boats sail past it in foreground. Panning M/S of the vessel - the floating dock. More general shots of dock.

    Out takes / cuts start at 01:25:22. Shots are same as those in edited part of item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    636.10
    Media URN:
    26248
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:27:00 / 01:28:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1330

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