LINER Queen Elizabeth leaving as a troop ship WWII

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Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping
  • War

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: LINER Queen Elizabeth leaving as a troop ship WWII

Reference number: 3661

Date: 1942c

Director: filmed by Mr Martin Snr.

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.32 mins

Description: Short film showing the liner 'Queen Elizabeth' being towed out to sea by tugs, leaving the Clyde secretly on her way to the States, to be used as a troop ship. The departure of the ship as shown was carried out in secret with only a few witnesses. Some close ups regarding the tugs and parts of the ship.

Shotlist: [no title] 'Queen Elizabeth' leaving the Clyde, being led out to sea by tugs during WW2 (1.32)