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Wessex Film and Sound Archive

Southampton in Wartime

This film compilation is available to borrow from various Hampshire Libraries. Search the library catalogue to see which Hampshire libraries hold this film. It is also available for reference only at Hampshire Record Office. You can also search our online catalogue to find other archive films and sound recordings we hold relating to this topic.

1. Port of Achievement

Produced in the late 1940s, this fílm charts the role played by Southampton Docks during the Second World War.
Southern Railway Film Unit; c1947; B/W; sound

2. South Stoneham House

Taken between 1939 and 1945, this collection of silent amateur footage depicts wartime events at the School of Navigation, based at South Stoneham House.
Capt. Wakeford; 1939-45; B/W & Colour; silent

3. Scott-Paine Films, reel 12

Footage taken on behalf of Hubert Scott-Paine, founder of the British Power Boat Company at Hythe, including women trainees at the Marchwood Park training centre.
W Sheaff; c1940; B/W; silent


Still showing Southampton docks entrance

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