• Short Summary

    Sloops of the second escort group receive heroes welcome in Liverpool after sinking U-boats.

  • Description

    Item title reads - U-boat killers.

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Ladies from the Women's Royal Naval Service wave and cheer on the quay as one of the sloops, H.M.S. Starling, sails in. Various shots of the crew and Captain Walker. It is followed by 3 others from the second escort group, the 4th was lost but the crew were saved. Various shots as the German crews of the U-boats are taken ashore. L/S of crews gathered. Various shots as Lord of the Admiralty, A.V. Alexander, makes a speech commending them and Captain Walker on sinking 6 U-boats, the sailors give three cheers.

    End Titles.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1354.04
    Media URN:
    44572
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:48:00 / 01:14:53:00
    Canister:
    44/24

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