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  • Short Summary

    The world's largest floating dock leaves for Scapa Flow to complete salvage mission.

  • Description

    Item title reads - World's largest floating dock weighing 40,000 tons, 700 feet long and 200 feet broad, surrendered by Germany, leaves to complete salvage of remaining sunken battleships at Scapa Flow. Queensborough, Kent.

    The camera pans down the docks to people walking about by a big tower, it pans across to men walking along carrying a pipe. M/S of the dock, a rope is untied and the dock floats away from the harbour.

    Men walk about on the deck, various shots of them working on it. M/S as it sails away, M/S of it from various angles, the camera pans across it.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:50:18 to the end of the item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    418.31
    Media URN:
    19773
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:59:00 / 01:52:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1220

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