• Short Summary

    Excellent footage of life onboard HMS 'Vanguard'. Portland and Davenport.

  • Description

    A day in the life of the warship HMS Vanguard. Portland and Davenport.

    L/S and C/U Vanguard. M/S Launch pulling alongside, sailor signalling with boat hook. M/S From launch, tracking along Vanguard. M/S Launch approaching gangplank. C/U Mast with ensign flying. M/S Officer going aboard. M/S Officer passes ratings who salute. M/S Crew getting into lifeboat. C/U Rating untying rope. M/S Ratings in boat waiting to go. C/U Officer in boat. M/S Starting to wind boat down side of ship. M/S Two ratings winding boat down. M/S Boat being lowered. M/S Ratings hauling on rope. C/U Seamen paying out rope, pan down to boat in water. M/S Ratings in overalls parading on deck. M/S Ratings and officers lined up.

    M/S Line of Marines with rifles. M/S Slope arms. C/U C.O. gives order and puts sword on shoulder. L/S Guns. C/U Gun barrel with lion crest over muzzle. C/U Rating polishing gun. L/S Through gun up to rigging. M/S Ratings practising judo instructor demonstrates and throws man. M/S Ratings applauding. L/S Crew scrubbing decks with brooms, towards camera. C/U Brooms swilling water. C/U Ratings' caps. M/S C/U and L/S Officers and men using sextant. C/U Rating ringing ship's bell. C/U Ship's telegraph. C/U Stokers looking at machinery. C/U Stoker working. C/U Hands adjusting machinery. M/S Rating going up steps, panel of instruments in background.

    M/S Young sailor in engine room. C/U Young sailor taking down readings. C/U Instruments. L/S From top of rigging, deck of ship pan to bridge. L/S Bridge, group of sailors marking time on deck and others working. C/U Gun turret, side of bridge. M/S Group of officers on bridge, one looking through binoculars. C/U Officer looking through binoculars. L/S Seascape, land in distance. M/S Group of officers on bridge. M/S From bridge, gun emplacements, gun firing. C/U Captain, Rear Admiral Evans Lombe on bridge. M/S Guns firing. L/S Rating swinging lead. M/S Captain on bridge. L/S Aft of deck, sailors line up alongside. L/S Ship going alongside dock.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:30:00 / 01:26:34:00
    NP 305

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