• Short Summary

    150-year-old wooden warship the Implacable, which saw duty in the Battle of Trafalgar, is sunk in the English Channel, in joint ceremony of the Royal and French Navies

  • Description

    Gaumont British Indent

    SLATE INFORMATION: Last Voyage of the Implacable

    ENGLAND: Portsmouth:
    EXT

    EXPLOSIONS Big explosion.. As the Implacable is scuttled of Selsey Bill.


    IMPLACABLE - Training Ship Scuttled...Shots of her being towed out of Portsmouth Harbour...Shots of Officer on board the Finisteere....firing of explosives charges....Big explosion...shots of the White Ensign & the French Tricolor flying together..wreckage after the explosion.....


    PORTSMOUTH. Shots of the Implacable being towed out of Portsmouth Harbour on last voyage before scuttling.


    Navy - Active

    France, naval battles, scuttling, explosion, sinking, ship, ships, military
    Background: 150-year-old wooden warship the Implacable, which saw duty in the Battle of Trafalgar, is sunk in the English Channel, in joint ceremony of the Royal and French Navies

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA86IGK1O6SVGXJCTFNA5DR6EP0
    Media URN:
    VLVA86IGK1O6SVGXJCTFNA5DR6EP0
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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