• Short Summary

    Footage of British weather ship in the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Description

    L/S Weather ship. M/S Ship passing camera,showing name "Weather Observer". M/S Deck and masts. M/S Men working on deck. M/S Radar equipment on deck. L/S Men inspecting instruments on deck. C/U Man looking into instrument box on deck. C/U Captain on bridge. C/U Hat badge on captain's hat. M/S Men preparing balloon for ascent. C/U Miniature radio set attached to balloon. M/S Taking balloon away. M/S Releasing balloon. M/S Radar operator turning handles and speaking on 'phone. C/U Hands turning handle. C/U Radar cone moving on deck. C/U Type turning handle. C/U Adjusting instruments. C/U Reading on instruments.

    M/S Balloon in-flight. C/U Radar cone moving. C/U Radar screen. M/S Balloon flying away. MS Radar operator at controls. C/U Radar tube. M/S Radar operator, at control panel. C/U Hand moving pointer. C/U Para-baloid. C/U Radar operator pan to type making out report and handing it to another operator who writes it down on chart. M/S Control cabin. M/S Operator working on weather map. C/U Hands marking map. M/S Operator at receiver. C/U Radio operator using morse key. C/U Hand transmitting. M/S Captain and second mate on bridge, they go into wheel house. M/S Captain passing through wheel house. M/S Captain and second mate switch on light and start to study chart.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:40:00 / 01:22:24:00
    NP 390

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