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A Ship Sails Home

Short Film (Full Length) – 1962

She is a hunter of submarines: fast, easily handled and equipped with most efficient aids to detection ...
– From the narration
The day is now passed when a duffle-coated skipper handled his ship bestriding an open bridge. From this dimly lit room the captain controls Otago’s fight. The murmur of voices and the hum of computers are the only sounds as an electronic brain calculates the position of an underwater enemy.
– From the narration
How often has a Māori haka been performed in the middle of the Rover Thames?
– From the narration
Alas there's no Jill aboard, and Jack must do the ironing himself.
– From the narration
Australian girls and Australian beaches are much like those at home, and seafarers appreciate them both!
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