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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Portsmouth. 6,500 Schoolchildren in 10 special trains travel from Coventry and back to spend glorious few hours with 'their Navy'."

    Portsmouth, Devon.

    Young children in uniform (Naval cadets?) march around parade square.

    Children walk up gangplank to go on board HMS Victory. Shots of children queuing to get onto Nelson's flagship.

    Shots of children being shown the spot on the deck where Nelson died. CU plaque on deck marking the spot.

    Quick shot of the rigging. Shots of the children on their tour of the historic sailing warship.

    Shots of children (mainly boys) on board a modern 1930s warship. They inspect the guns. They are being shown around by sailors. A 4.7 inch calibre anti-aircraft gun is demonstrated.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6618
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    731.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:04:00 / 01:47:48:00
    Canister:
    33/71
    Sort Number:
    33/071
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    portsmouth dockyard Hampshire - Portsmouth
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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