The British Ship "Brisbane River," stopped (and sunk) by German U-Boat, UB-35, in World War I
Atlantic Ocean Date:1917, April 17 Duration:2 min 43 sec Sound:NO SOUND
View from the German U-Boat, UB-35, of the British ship, "Brisbane River," stopped in the Atlantic off the coast of North Africa, in World War 1. U-35 Captain, Lothar von Arnauld de la Periere, with the British ship's officers, aboard the submarine, examines their papers and Registry of Ships. Closeup of a Ship Registry showing the Brisbane River, listed as number 1219. The Captain crosses it off the Registry and pencils in the date: April 17, 1917. (As noted in opening slate, the actual sinking of the Brisbane River was not caught on camera, as filming was suspended due to the approach of British destroyers.) Later, the crew is seen on deck, taking showers, and enjoying themselves, swimming in the ocean.
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