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    Duplicate of item in G 1110 about salvaging battleships from Scapa Flow.

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    Duplicate of story in Pathe Gazette issue G 1110 - for other version and rest of issue please see PM0350. AH 2002.

    Title: "August saw the first of the German Battleships raised after years of unremitting toil."

    Scapa Flow, Orkney, Scotland.

    Panning shot of men with spades clearing debris from a raised ship. Moving shot from a boat as three men raise a British Naval flag on the prow of the German battleship.

    Cuts (joined directly onto end of last story). C/U of unidentified part of a ship poking out of the water. Low angle shot of a woman worker standing in the crows nest or other high part of the ship which is covered with seaweed. M/S of seaweed covered part of ship - large gun on top of ship. Woman worker emerges from a ship's doorway - she is presumably part of the clearing up team. M/S of group of men working a winch. Various shots of parts of ships with men at work clearing debris and other men overseeing the work. A woman wearing a dress and wellingtons seems to be having a tour of the raised vessel. High angle shot of two men standing on part of a ship which is only just beginning to emerge from the water. Travelling shot approaching the dock from quite a way off. Various shots of the dock from afar. Moving shots showing the raised ensign. High angle shot of large number of men hauling on a rope. Men working winches. Man with a megaphone passes the camera. Various shots of semi raised vessels.

    Note: this item was originally part of "Scapa Flow Reel" - a collection of stories about the salvaging of World War One vessels.

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    Black & White
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    02:00:12:00 / 02:03:35:00
    DOCS (aka G 1110)

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