HM motor launches

Accession Number F01521
Collection type Film
Measurement 9 min 39 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Gaumont British News
Place made United Kingdom: Scotland
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright unknown


Story of the construction of motor launches at dockyards in Great Britain beginning with draughtsman working at drawing board and continuing through all phases of construction to completion and the launching by Chief Women's Royal Naval Service Officer for Scotland; also trials of launches including firing of rocket projector; twin Lewis guns firing; dropping of depth charges etc.

  • Video of HM motor launches (video)