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Crew members inspect the damage to HMS Battleaxe and Ursa, tied up at Greenock after a collision on the Clyde. Battleaxe was scrapped two years later. (clip) [74959667]

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Subjects:

  • Military
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Television news

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

Title: [BATTLEAXE]

Reference number: 5269

Date: 1960s c

Production company: [ Templar Film Studios]

Sound: mute

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.24 min

Description: Shots of the destroyer 'Battleaxe', with close-ups showing damage to the side, exposing the interior of the ship.

Shotlist: Shots of the Battleaxe tied up next to Ursa at Greenock (0.19). tracking c/u of the ship, gvs of the damaged side with the hull torn back, exposing an inner passageway (0.49) gvs sailors working on both ships; c/u's individuals; c/u ship's name "Ursa" (1.46) ls Battleaxe, escorted by tug [number D118 visible on side of ship]; shots of coast, brief l/s submarine (3.24)

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