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  • Short Summary

    Crane lifts seaplane out of sea and lowers it onto deck of ship.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The 500 lb. seaplane is hoisted aboard the USS West Virginia for remarkable demonstration". (title card slips slightly - some of title illegible).

    United States of America (USA).

    L/S of seaplane floating on sea, the two pilots stand on top of cockpit. M/S of aeroplane being lifted out of by crane. L/S of crane holding plane above deck of ship, USS West Virginia. There are lots of people on the deck, the ship is anchored only a little way from a city. M/S of plane being lowered onto deck. People, including US Navy sailors, watch in foreground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    654.12
    Media URN:
    26197
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:31:00 / 01:42:16:00
    Canister:
    G 1346

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