STK-ID 31482

HMCS Ontario sails: several shots of last minute supplies being loaded aboard, of sailor and his family saying farewell. Shots of ship at pier, last minute activity, men boarding ship, Commodore Hugh Pullen coming aboard, sailors pulling ropes, working on forecastle, guns of main battery visible in background. LAS of the two forward main batteries, bridge in background. Shot of sailor shining brass fittings, greasing gun nuzzle. CU of Commodore Hugh Pullen, captain of "HMCS Ontario". Shot of British White Ensign at stern. Shots of ship's officer with family, of crowd on pier as ship prepares to sail. Various shots of ship moving away from pier, crowd waving. LSs of cruiser "Ontario" backing up, preparing to move ahead. (06/03/1951)


Excerpt from
Wing Commander Douglas Bader in Montreal / HMCS Ontario Sails
Victoria (British Columbia)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080