• Short Summary

    Women in the Royal Navy invade new fields of work in submarine maintenance. Includes good?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Wren Mechanics Keep Subs at Sea

    ENGLAND: Portsmouth:
    EXT
    Various of women (wrens) on deck of submarine handing up valve parts for cleaning etc

    INT
    Machine shop showing lathes turning
    Wren working at lathe
    Wren at drilling machine
    Wren working at furnace in blacksmith's shop
    Another Wren heating up metal bar
    Two Wrens hammering out hydro-plane shaft on anvil
    Wren hammering out hydro-plane shaft on anvil
    Wren at wood-planing machine and another Wren making wooden patterns for castings
    Wren having wooden pattern checked
    Women (girls) working in periscope room
    Women examining lenses and holds one up to eye for inspection
    Close shot looking thru lens and showing Wren's eye
    Wrens working on torpedoes
    Wren working on torpedo
    Various of women working on prop shaft of torpedo

    EXT
    Wrens walking into mansion after day's work

    INT
    Inside entrance hall of mansion, women walking to rooms
    Women round table playing cards
    Girls seated on couch talking
    Women in recreation room
    Background: Women in the Royal Navy invade new fields of work in submarine maintenance. Includes good shots of women at work.

    (Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS), Wrens, Royal Navy, Women; Navy - Active, World War II, WW2, working women)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6J29DCGF8HPWOAIFUALX4BDL5
    Media URN:
    VLVA6J29DCGF8HPWOAIFUALX4BDL5
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/07/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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