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Re: Really nice RN DD detail footage
A nice find - thanks for sharing!
British Pathe date the film as 1943 - I suspect the footage is taken at Seydisfjord in Iceland
The DD alongside the BB is HMS SAVAGE, "S" class that carried the twin 4.5" turret that was fitted in the BATTLE class DDs. (SAVAGE had all 4.5" guns and all other "S" class had 4.7" guns) The DD G72 is HMS SCORPION, sistership to the SAVAGE. Cannot read the P. No. on the stern of the DD alongside SAVAGE--may be SCORPION for all I know.
Stick through the dark areas of the film (clearly shot aboard a KGV)... there are some very good alongside detail shots of at least two RN DD classes.