paulcadogan wrote:Fiction, but still a very well done (IMHO) battle scene between HMS "Amesbury" - played by a Dido-class light cruiser and the German raider "Essen" which has the silhouette of a County-class cruiser in this scene, but later in the movie, they use an Abdiel-class minelayer with dressed-up gun turrets.
The movie (which I saw MANY years ago in part so this is based on vague recall) is about a sailor who survives the destruction of the Amesbury and is picked up by the Essen. When Essen seeks a remote safe inlet to hide and repair her battle damage, he escapes and becomes a sniper, preventing the repairs from proceeding, keeping Essen there until superior British forces arrive.
The clip is of the Essen/Amesbury battle seen from the British side, and is pretty good quality.
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