• Short Summary

    Royal Navy's new battlecruiser, HMS Hood, undergoes steam trials prior to active service under Captain Wilfred Tomkinson

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Britain's Biggest Battleship - H.M.S. "Hood" Completes her Steam Trials - Passing down the Clyde for the Open Sea - Length 860 feet, Tonnage 41,200, Cost 6,025,000

    SCOTLAND: River Clyde:
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    GV the battleship "Hood" going down river.

    SV silhouette of "Hood" in river, tug approaches.

    SV centre section of battleship.

    SV,GV "Hood" being towed down river, three tugs in front of her, three behind.

    LS people standing on bank of river as battleship towed past.

    warship, shakedown cruise, extra amour, armour plating, 15-inch guns, twin stacks, lean profile, tugboat, tug, crowd, onlookers, watchers, curious
    Background: Royal Navy's new battlecruiser, HMS Hood, undergoes steam trials prior to active service under Captain Wilfred Tomkinson

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7A2KI2TF8XZ3NSLZK162CWXJ0
    Media URN:
    VLVA7A2KI2TF8XZ3NSLZK162CWXJ0
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1920
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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