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Title:DEPARTURE OF 6TH BATTLE SQUADRON [Allocated Title]
Film Number:IWM 588
Summary: 6th Battle Squadron underway in line ahead as it begins the voyage back to America, November 1918.
Description: Medium shot off starboard quarter of Florida Class battleship and pan right to show 6th Battle Squadron in line ahead. Medium shot of ship's wake. Medium shot off starboard beam of Florida Class - pan right to next ship in the line (Wyoming Class), other battleships of the squadron, escorting destroyers, and a second line of capital ships. Medium shot of Marksman Class Leader, and pan left to Wyoming Class battleship and approaching Florida. Medium long shot starboard profile as Florida comes abreast of cameraship. Long shot of approaching US line - USS New York andTexas in the van (two Queen Elizabeth Class battleships visible in extreme background at beginning of sequence). High-angle medium shot of stern of cameraship (destroyer) where crewmen line the rail near depth charge rack - camera pans onto starboard bow of the approaching line. Medium close-up as USS New York passes left to right through frame, followed by USS Texas, Nevada Class, and three other US battleships. Medium shot off starboard quarter of Nevada Class battleship. Medium shot off starboard bow and medium close-up as Wyoming Class battleship passes left to right.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Engholm, F W (Production company)
Engholm, F W (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Navy, Battle Sqdn 6 (regiment/service)
United States Navy & Div, Battleship, 9 (regiment/service)
United States Navy, NEW YORK (USS), battleship (1912) (regiment/service)
United States Navy, TEXAS (USS) (regiment/service)
Keywords: ships, British naval - destroyer: Marksman Class Leader (object name)
ships, United States naval - battleship: New York (object name)
ships, United States naval - battleship: Texas (object name)
ships, United States naval - battleship: Florida Class (object name)
ships, United States naval - battleship: Wyoming Class (object name)
ships, United States naval - battleship: Nevada Class (object name)
operations, United States naval - movement (object name)
First World War, Armistice & 11/1918 (event)