MERCHANT NAVY GETS STINGS FOR U-BOATS Merchant seamen learn how to fight U-boats with guns now being fitted to their ships.
Cardiff, South Wales
Gen. view pan of merchant ships at sea...IN ROLL 8899
Semi view of sea over bows.
Semi view man at wheel...IN ROLL 8885
Long view Merchant ship at sea...IN ROLL 8885
Gen. view seamen in class-room learning gunnery.
Semi view instructor blackboard pan to pick up shell. Semi view instructor showing shell to sailor. Semi CU pan & CU of students. Gen. view men learning to handle 4.7 a.a. gun. Semi view instruction teaching men. Semi CU pan instruction teaching men.
Gen. top view deck of ship Gen. view lowering 4.7 a-a gun onto ship. Angle shot gun coming down. Long view gun nearly down. Semi view gun to deck. CU screwing-up nut on base. Semi view & CU seamen coming aboard for practice.
Guns for Merchant Ships
Semi view ship's propellor turning. Gen. view of armed tanker heading for sea. Long view men at gun. CU shell into gun. CU breech closed. Semi view seamen looking thru' finder. CU man shouting 'fire'. Top view of 4.7 gun firing. Long view shell hitting sea. Semi view men turning handle. Long view gun fires. Long view shell hitting water. Long view gun fires. Top view gun firing & shell hitting sea. Long view armed taker at sea.
Several scenes of rivetting in shipyard.
Gen. view of several ships on the stocks in shipyard.
Ships and Boats; Munitions and Armaments
Background: MERCHANT NAVY GETS STINGS FOR U-BOATS Merchant seamen learn how to fight U-boats with guns now being fitted to their ships.