• Short Summary

    HMS Amethyst at dock in Hong Kong receiving repairs after the Yangtze Incident

  • Description

    SLATE INFOMRATION: Repairs to the Amethyst in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG:
    EXT

    AMETHYST Preparing for her homeward voyage in dry dock at Hong Kong. Her damaged plates under repair - with gun turrets. Warrant-Officer Monahan inspecting a wrecked gun turret. Fan mail for Simon the cat and shot of the whole crew


    CATS Simon the Amethyst's cat with fan-mail in Hong Kong when ship is in dry dock


    NAVAL BRITISH Repairs to H.M.S. Amethyst in Hong Kong. Damaged plating being repaired. Shots of shell holes in captain's cabin. Shots of the ship's cat with fan mail and of the whole crew


    Navy - Active

    Royal Navy, ship, ships, gun turret, mechanics, welding, welder, mail, ship's cat, crew, sailor, sailors, Amethyst Incident, PLA, People's Liberation Army, Communist, Communism
    Background: HMS Amethyst at dock in Hong Kong receiving repairs after the Yangtze Incident

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7KXVLG1FNKTTOC1QYRWI01A7X
    Media URN:
    VLVA7KXVLG1FNKTTOC1QYRWI01A7X
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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