• Short Summary

    Sailors based at Weymouth examine retrieved torpedoes fired at sea in Royal Navy exercise.

  • Description

    Torpedo testing, Weymouth, Dorset.

    Various shots of sailors from HMS Osprey dismantling a torpedo which has already been fired at sea. Various C/Us interior torpedo section.

    Torpedo in boat being lifted on destroyer HMS Zephyr. Various shots HMS Zephyr. M/S Royal Navy officers. Various C/Us ratings blowing whistles, signalling to other ships. Point of view shot from deck of HMS Zephyr.

    C/U radio operator. M/S ship moving. C/U controls. C/U torpedoes being discharged. C/U torpedoes seen different angles. C/U officer. Top shot deck. Various shots launching lifeboat from ship. C/U torpedo in water. C/U ratings rowing boat. Lifeboat at sea. C/U officer. Lifeboat returns to destroyer with retrieved torpedo which is hoisted aboard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1371.19
    Media URN:
    44911
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:14:00 / 01:31:02:00
    Canister:
    NP 248

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