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  • Short Summary

    The last World War One is salvaged from the Scapa Flow.

  • Description

    Scapa Flow, Orkney, Scotland.

    Title: "VICTORY! with raising of G.104, Messers. Cox & Danks complete record salvage feat, raising 25 Destroyer of total tonnage of 72,600, in less than two years".

    Panning shot of a salvaged World War One battleship covered in seaweed and other subterranean gunk, on either side of it are two salvage barges with cranes on. L/S of the salvaged battleship, the hills of Orkney can be seen in the distance.

    Intertitle: "V.70 - the first one raised - helps salve G.014 - the last".

    Panning shot of a renovated battleship moored next to the salvage one, two tug boats are anchored on the opposite side. M/S from the V.70 of the dilapidated G.014.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    490.22
    Media URN:
    25723
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:43:00 / 01:52:41:00
    Canister:
    G 1290

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