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    More ships of the sunken German fleet are raised at Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands.

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    Item title reads - Up from the vasty deep! Gigantic task of raising sunken German Fleet approaches completion. Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, Scotland.

    M/S of one ship which is half up out of the water, men climb across the deck. M/S of men on top of the funnels, M/S looking down to the deck. M/S as men climb down the funnel to a boat on the sea. M/S pan across one vessel which is half submerged, various shots of the stricken fleet fully or partially raised.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathe
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    01:27:51:00 / 01:29:36:00
    G 1589

Comments (1)

  1. Dave Walker says

    The book Coxs Navy suggests that the tall tubes are not funnels but in fact the ingenious air locks which Cox fixed to the underside of the capsized ship to allow men to enter and work in the hulk under pressure of compressed air whilst it was still underwater.

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