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  • Short Summary

    The United States Navy save money by re-commissioning 57 destroyers which have been laid up since the end of World War One. Philadelphia, America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Spend less on armaments, says Uncle Sam! United States Navy is re-commissioning 57 of great flotilla of destroyers laid up since end of war. Philadelphia, America, (USA, U.S.A.).

    L/S of the destroyers all lined up in the dock. Various shots as the camera pans across them. The cameraman goes up in an aeroplane to get an aerial view of them. L/S of groups of destroyers together making an impressive sight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    804.07
    Media URN:
    18624
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:55:00 / 01:09:06:00
    Canister:
    G 1646

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