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Eyes of the Fleet: A Destroyer Flotilla Scouting
Eyes of the Fleet: A Destroyer Flotilla Scouting

Eyes of the Fleet: A Destroyer Flotilla Scouting 1915

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Eyes of the Fleet: A Destroyer Flotilla Scouting 1915

United Kingdom

The flotilla of destroyers glimpsed from afar in this brief, incomplete, film were dubbed 'the eyes of the fleet' to convey their function as the naval equivalent of skirmishers - a light, fast unit intended to sweep for enemy torpedo boats in advance of the main fleet of the Royal Navy. In 1915 these flotillas would be on constant patrol to scout for German ships.

Genres

War Non-Fiction

Tags

Royal Navy Naval warfare Destroyers World War I

Collection

1915 on Film Cinema of WWI

Released

1915

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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