• Short Summary

    A new war craft, the Thornicroft coastal motor boat, is tested on River Thames.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gravesend - Greenhythe".

    Testing miniature war craft on River Thames. Kent.

    Various C/Us of bits of new war craft, the Thornicroft coastal motor boat; it has twin torpedoes, machine guns, radio transmitters and depth charges. Various shots of the armoured motor boats speeding past industrial docks. It travels at 50 mph, making it the fastest war vessel.

    Note: this item was originally part of NEWS IN A NUTSHELL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    879.29
    Media URN:
    12933
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:01:00 / 01:59:52:00
    Canister:
    36/32

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