German Auxiliary Cruiser, SMS Möwe (Seagull) returns home after raiding operations in the Atlantic, during World War I
Germany Date:1916 Duration:3 min 15 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Officers on bridge of the auxiliary Cruiser SMS Möwe, homeward bound from raiding activities in the Atlantic, during winter of 1916. Small ice floes seen around the wake of the Moewe. As they approach Germany, an armed fishing steamer signals them to halt at once. View of the fishing steamer. A motor launch also approaches the Möwe through ice strewn waters. Numerous prisoners taken by the SMS Möwe are assembled on her deck. Her Captain, Count Nikolaus zu Dohna-Schlodien, addresses his crew and then salutes them as he prepares to board the motor launch to report onshore. view of the Count standing aboard the motor launch as it makes way in the harbor. Later, Admiral Reinhard Scheer, Commander of the High Seas Fleet, comes aboard the Möwe to congratulate its Captain and crew for their successes. He is seen addressing them and then exchanging salutes with Count Nikolaus zu Dohna-Schlodien. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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