• Short Summary

    The submarine HMS Truculent sinks in the Thames Estuary off Sheerness.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Truculent Disaster".

    Off Sheerness, The Thames Estuary, Kent

    LV Aerial view rescue craft around spot where submarine HMS Truculent sank. LV Aerial view rescue craft in disaster area. GV Sea level view of rescue craft. MV Black and white marker buoy with flag, marking spot where submarine is lying on seabed. SV Travel shot sailors lining deck of the 'Cowdray'. MV Rescue ship 'Lifeline'. SV Bows of 'Lifeline' showing name and lifting tackle. SV Lifeboat patrolling area. LV Marker buoy lying on tide.

    Library shots - SV Truculent moving down slipway after launching in Barrow. CU Stern of submarine moves past camera. SV Truculent entering water.

    MV Bows of 'Devina' showing hole where it struck the submarine. CU Bows of 'Devina' pan down to hole. CU Hole.

    LV From quayside lifeboat coming alongside with survivors at Chatham. SV Submarine men watching from quayside. SV Towards survivors in duffle coats walking up quay steps. CU Towards survivors walking up steps. SV Walking shot survivors walking along quay. SV Ambulance men closing door. SV Survivors standing alongside bus.

    SV Marker buoy riding with tide.

    (Mute.Orig.Neg.)

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1448.02
    Media URN:
    47339
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:47:00 / 01:03:32:00
    Canister:
    50/5

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