• Short Summary

    A look at a torpedo workshop in South Africa and a test run on an enemy ship.

  • Description

    Torpedo planes.

    South Africa.

    Various exterior shots of new workshops where torpedoes are made. Various interior shots as they assemble them. Women from the W.R.N.S. (Women's Royal Naval Service) march past. A torpedo is wheeled out, various shots of the squadron lined up. They take off for a practise run. They fly out and drop the torpedoes near an enemy ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1576.07
    Media URN:
    50538
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:09:00 / 01:13:08:00
    Canister:
    NSP 423

Comments (1)

  1. Simon J says

    The aircraft are Fairey Albacores.

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