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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the German battleship "Kaiser" raised at Scapa Flow.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Unique salvage feat. Messrs. Cox and Danks, using only compressed air, succeed in lifting the scuttled 25,000 ton battleship "Kaiser." Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, Scotland.

    M/S pan along side of "Kaiser" and round the front, one half is sticking up out of the water. Various shots of the ship covered in seaweed and barnacles. A man stands on deck and seagulls pick for food. M/S as people walk across the ship, the camera pans across the deck half submerged. More shots of people stood on it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    782.27
    Media URN:
    35709
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:54:00 / 01:48:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1591

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