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WRNS RECRUITING TRAILER

Wrns Recruiting Trailer (1949)

A short trailer film encouraging women to join the WRNS.

SUBMARINE VICTOR RETURNS TO BASE

Submarine Victor Returns To Base (1944)

Royal Navy returns to unidentified UK port after successful...

BRITISH

British "Ace" Submarine (1944)

The British submarine "Ultor" returns from service in the Mediterranean.

W.R.N.S. AT THE HELM

W.R.N.S. At The Helm (1944)

Members of the Women's Royal Naval Service ferry their boat from ship to...

WRENS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Wrens In The Middle East (1942)

Great shots of day to day life in a WREN camp in the Middle East.

QUEEN MARY WITH WRNS

Queen Mary With Wrns

Queen Mary inspects members of the Women's Royal Naval Service.

CANADIAN WRENS ARRIVE IN LONDON

Canadian Wrens Arrive In London

Canadian Wrens arrive at London train station.

QUEEN MARY WITH WRNS - MAY 1941

Queen Mary With Wrns - May 1941 (1941)

Queen Mary take salute at march past of Wrens.

NAVAL WEDDING

Naval Wedding (1940-1949)

Nice item of naval wedding.

SAILOR'S RETURN

Sailor's Return (1946)

Wren Pat Downing returns to her home fishing village and helps her Dad catch...

U-BOAT KILLERS

U-Boat Killers (1944)

Sloops of the second escort group receive heroes welcome in Liverpool after sinking...

LONDON HAILS YANGTSE MEN

London Hails Yangtse Men (1949)

Parade of men from the HMS Amethyst to be greeted by Prime Minister and...

KING'S VISIT TO PORTSMOUTH

King's Visit To Portsmouth (1944)

King George VI visits Portsmouth and inspects naval personnel....

W.R.N.S.

W.R.N.S. (1950)

Wrens learning to be aircraft mechanics and radio operators at Naval base.

WREN'S IN THEIR NESTS

WREN's In Their Nests (1941)

New recruits in training to become part of women's navy.

DUCHESS OF KENT VISITS THE WRENS

Duchess Of Kent Visits The Wrens (1942)

Duchess of Kent Princess Marina visits a WRNS training depot.

PRIME MINISTER AT NAVAL BASE

Prime Minister At Naval Base (1940)

Winston Churchill speaks to a gathering of naval men at a South...

ROMANCE OF A NAVAL BASE

Romance Of A Naval Base (1940)

A sailor marries a WREN - not really all that surprising.

FIRST WOMAN NAVAL DOCTOR

First Woman Naval Doctor (1940)

Dr Rewcastle becomes the first female doctor to join the Naval Reserve.

DUCHESS OF KENT SPEAK ON W.R.N.S.

Duchess Of Kent Speak On W.R.N.S. (1940)

The Duchess of Kent talks about the W.R.N.S. Greenwich.

CANADIAN WRENS IN LONDON

Canadian Wrens In London

Canadian Wrens learn about British currency, meet British Wrens and...

FUNERAL OF US WOMAN OFFICER

Funeral Of Us Woman Officer

Funeral ceremony for unidentified American and British women...

DUCHESS OF KENT - WRENS PARADE

Duchess Of Kent - Wrens Parade (1942)

Duchess of Kent inspects Wrens at unknown naval base.

FLEET AIR-ARM ON PARADE - BANDS ETC

Fleet Air-Arm On Parade - Bands Etc (1939)

Naval cadets and Wrens' marching band drilling on parade...

SWIMMING GALA

Swimming Gala (1945)

Material showing swimming gala.

WRENS IN AUSTRALIA  WRENS REVEL IN OUR SUNSHINE

Wrens In Australia Wrens Revel In Our Sunshine (1940-1949)

Footage of Wrens relaxing in Australia.

RECRUITING WOMEN - TRAILER

Recruiting Women - Trailer (1942)

Government trailer urging women to join the ATS, WRNS and WAAF.

KING AND QUEEN AT DOVER

King And Queen At Dover (1944)

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit Dover and Folkestone, Kent.

WHEN JACK COMES ASHORE

When Jack Comes Ashore (1942)

Nice item showing how sailors spend a day ashore in Plymouth.

DUCHESS OF KENT WITH THE WRNS

Duchess Of Kent With The Wrns (1940)

Princess Marina visits members of the Women's Royal Naval...

DUCHESS OF KENT AT PORTSMOUTH

Duchess Of Kent At Portsmouth (1952)

The Duchess of Kent presents new colours to sailors at...

WRENS

Wrens (1942)

Ladies from the Women's Royal Naval Service deliver mail to various ships from a launch.

TORPEDOES aka TORPEDO PLANES

Torpedoes AKA Torpedo Planes (1944)

A look at a torpedo workshop in South Africa and a test run on an...

NAVY WEEK

Navy Week (1969)

People go aboard ships and submarines on the Navy's open day at Portsmouth.

SERVICEWOMEN LINED UP AT DOCKSIDE

Servicewomen Lined Up At Dockside (1945)

Wrens cheer as warship comes into docks, German POWs come...

LAUNCHING IN HMS HERMES

Launching In HMS Hermes (1953)

Lady Clementine Churchill launches new aircraft carrier, HMS Hermes.

H.M.S. 'VANGUARD'

HMS 'vanguard' (1946)

Princess Elizabeth on her way to H.M.S. 'Vanguard' on the Clyde.

THE KING VISITS CHATHAM DOCKYARDS AND BARRACKS aka KING AT CHATHAM NAVAL COLLEGE

The King Visits Chatham Dockyards And Barracks AKA King At Chatham Naval College (1948)

King...

BRITISH WOMEN SAILORS IN PARIS

British Women Sailors In Paris (1959)

Wren training ship "English Rose II" sails up River Seine, girl...

WOMEN WAR WORKERS' PROCESSION OF HOMAGE

Women War Workers' Procession Of Homage (1914-1918)

Parade of women war workers in London.

DUCHESS OF KENT

Duchess Of Kent (1940)

Duchess of Kent, Commandant of Women's Royal Naval Service addresses the public.

WOMEN OF THE NAVY

Women Of The Navy (1943)

Celebration of fourth anniversary of WRNS.

COSMOPOLITAN TROOPSHIP

Cosmopolitan Troopship (1942)

Servicemen, WRENS and nurses have fun on a troopship Sports Day at sea.

WW2 - OPERATIONS CONTROL CENTRE

Ww2 - Operations Control Centre

Wrens in operations control centre, WAAFs painting American...

KING AT CHATHAM DOCKYARDS AND BARRACKS

King At Chatham Dockyards And Barracks (1949)

George VI at Chatham inspecting naval types, saluting...

INTER SERVICE ATHLETE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Inter Service Athlete Championships (1952)

WRENs, airmen, army & WRACs watching races, RAF & WRAC...

WINGS FOR VICTORY WEEK

Wings For Victory Week (1943)

Great military procession in central London aiming to collect the money...

KING AND QUEEN WITH THE NAVY

King And Queen With The Navy (1941)

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth inspect naval personnel in...

KING & QUEEN IN THE WEST COUNTRY

King & Queen In The West Country (1942)

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth see a tin mine, land...

THE KING AT PORTSMOUTH

The King At Portsmouth (1942)

King George VI makes a tour of inspection of the Allied Navies in...