STK-ID 2490

Sequence on tugboats towing merchant ship out of harbour including side LS view of ship. Shots of merchant ships at sea in convoy, being escorted by destroyer. Several shots of Canadian Army officers on deck. Shots of convoy at sea from camera ship, rigging in foreground. Front MS of Royal Canadian Navy ratings in line, sweeping ship's deck towards camera. Shots of ratings and officers receiving daily ration of rum. LSs of troopships at sea. BOATING SHOTs of waters of the North Atlantic, CS of billowing and rolling water at ship's wake. LAS of barrage balloon floating in air. MS PAN of seagulls swimming and flying about in water. LS of convoy at sea, huge naval gun in foreground. LS of destroyer at sea. LS of sea, guns in foreground, camera rotating 180 degrees to bow of ship. MS of cruiser sailing at sea.


Excerpt from
Atlantic Patrol
Atlantic Ocean
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486