MISCELLANEOUS FIRST WORLD WAR NAVAL MATERIAL 8 [Allocated Title]

Catalogue number
  • IWM 1156
Department
Film
Production date
1918
Place made
GB
Subject period
Dimensions
  • whole: Number Of Items/reels/tapes 1
Creator
Category
film

© IWM

License Film
Object description

Collection of miscellaneous naval scenes from the First World War.

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35mm

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I. Aerial shots of a flight of Handley Page 0/400s over town and countryside (cf IWM 551/7).

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II. RNAS accommodation huts face a small green populated by ducks. Medium close-up as a kite balloon is released (cf IWM 570/2).

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III. Sopwith Pup takes off from aerodrome and makes a series of low passes. BE2c and a Pup take off. Panning medium shot along a line of parked aircraft, including a Pup and a Bristol Scout D.

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IV. Sopwith Baby takes off and circles - pier in the background. Medium close-up as ground crew manhandle Baby No 8145.

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V. Long shot as three HP 0/400s go over, and aerial shots of their formation.

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VI. Medium shot of Royal Sovereign Class battleship underway in a slight sea. Medium close-up of HMS Offa (G.56) at speed. Medium shots of a white smoke screen at sea, then of two lines of destroyers astern of the camera ship. Moored V/W Class destroyer is passed by a torpedo boat (TB.81 at Portsmouth ?) - Botha Class Leader in extreme background. Medium close-up off the starboard bow of HMS Moorsom (H.84), and pan left to hold on following M Class destroyer.

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VII. Aerial long shot as a patrol boat drops a depth charge, which explodes in the ship's wake. Medium shot of ship's wake as depth charge explodes astern.

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VIII. Medium shot of M Class destroyer underway in rough sea - waves break over the focsle.

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IX. Submarine E.23 submerges. Medium close-up amidships as surfaced boat fires 12-pounder (film badly scratched). Long shot of U.162 seen in a binocular frame (cf IWM 1155).

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X. Naval auxiliary (collier?) comes alongside cameraship.

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XI. Forth anchorage. Medium shot of moored Royal Sovereign Class battleship with submarine alongside. Two more Royal Sovereigns in the background.

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XII. Continuation of sequence.

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X. Auxiliary makes away from the cameraship.

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