• Short Summary

    Royal yacht "Victoria & Albert" is stripped of its fittings before being broken up.

  • Description

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    GV Royal yacht "Victoria & Albert" alongside at Portsmouth. LV the "Victoria & Albert" at sea with Royalty aboard. (Library shots, cannot see the Royalty) SV bridge. SCU pan, stairs leading up to bridge. SV ornate steering wheel. CU ornate steering wheel, with Royal motto. SV pan, from old fashioned funnel to deck house. GV decrepit deck. CU pan, decrepit deck. CU leave board reads "All Leave Expires 07.30 Tues. Ship Under Sailing Orders". GV breakers working aboard ship. SCU & CU cutter burning base of main mast. CU naval men watching. LV mast being held by large crane. CU cutter finishing job. SV mast being lifted away. SCU Lieutenant Commanders, Woodford and Sawdy examining Golden Sovereign coins found under mast, & CU. GV deserted deck. Angle shot, pan down to bows of Victoria & Albert.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene H.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    194.32
    Media URN:
    30023
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:17:00 / 01:51:32:00
    Canister:
    54/77

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