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    US Navy ships at Argentia harbour and patrolling in the Atlantic. Includes shots of servicemen?

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    SLATE: With US Navy on Atlantic Patrol

    USA: Newfoundland: Argentia:
    AIR VIEWs (AERIALs) of Newfoundland coast and fog
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of US vessels in Argentia harbour
    USS Pocomoke, seaplane tender
    Destroyer USS Buck, sister ship of "Kearny"
    Cruiser USS Vincennes
    Battleship USS Texas
    Close up of USS Texas - including guns on deck
    Argentia harbour construction work
    Officers checking construction map with two workmen
    Construction workers at side
    Pipeline in the making
    Hangar under construction
    Various of portable runway
    USS Albemarle - mother ship at base in Argentia, crane hoisting plane aboard from sea
    View from inside plane hangar on deck
    Men wheeling motor of plane into repair shop on deck
    Men repairing motor

    Radio central office aboard USS Albemarle
    Teleprinter operator
    Operator turning dial
    Head of operator with headphones on
    Main deck in the operations room
    General views of men censoring mail aboard the USS Albemarle - showing censor blocking out passage in letter, cutting out passage with scissors
    Men stamping "Censored" seal on letters
    Close up of censor's stamp on letters
    Pilots' conference room aboard the USS Albemarle
    Lt. Comm. Parr pointing to Argentia on map
    General views of pilots listening and taking notes in classroom

    Pilots leaving USS Albemarle, entering small row boats
    Small boat with pilots being taken out to plane
    Boat arrives at plane and transfers pilot
    View aboard plane of spray through window
    Plane passing between sailing boat and USS Albemarle
    Plane over harbour of Agentia
    AIR TO AIR shot of plane in air over sea
    Pilots at controls seen through windshield of plane
    Plane over leading destroyer of convoy
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of Leading Destroyer

    Pilots in plane
    Navy cameraman shooting from plane
    Navy cameraman
    Sextant operator aboard plane

    AIR VIEWs (AERIALs) of convoy of US ships in sea
    Background: US Navy ships at Argentia harbour and patrolling in the Atlantic. Includes shots of servicemen on board USS Albemarle.

    (United States of America; Navy - Active, Second World War, World War Two, WWII)

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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