• Short Summary

    New Hydrofoil ship Condor I starts its first service to the Channel Islands.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Channel Isles. Skid Ship Rides Gales".

    Guernsey, Channel Islands. New Hydrofoil ship Condor I starts its first service to the Channel Islands.

    GV The hydrofoil Condor One at anchor in Guernsey Harbour. GV Looking over the bows towards Guernsey. CU The Captain and engineer at controls. GV Over stern as the Condor One moves away from Guernsey. GV The Condor One underway. SV The Condor One moving along as it starts to rise out of the water on its "legs". GV The Condor One moving at speed. CU The Captain and engineer pan down to controls. GV The lounge of the Condor One. Travel shot out of window. As the Condor One moves along. GV Passing Mormont Point. As spray washes over the Condor. GV The Condor moving through spray. GV Over the stern showing the wake. GV The Condor moving at speed. GV ditto. Spray completely conceals the Condor and it is visible again.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:29:00 / 01:47:50:00

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The craft operated between Jersey, Guernsey and St Malo in France.

    I haven't been able to track down "Mormont Point", mentioned in the shots list.

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