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    Full titles read: "DUCHESS OF KENT RENAMES A CRUISER"

    L/S of the Duchess of Kent (Princess Marina of Greece) climbing out of a car and being greeted by naval officials as she arrives in Portsmouth. L/S's of the Duchess walking on board the HMS 'Amphian' which she to rename the HMAS 'Perth' for the Australian Royal Navy. L/S of the High Commissioner for Australia Mr SM Bruce inviting the Duchess to rename the ship. The Duchess stands up, gives a short speech and then pulls a cord which sees a flag of the old name being replaced by that of the 'Perth'. The Duchess is presented with a commemorative silver plate. L/S of the warship.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    14425
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1013.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:50:00 / 01:31:18:00
    Canister:
    39/56
    Sort Number:
    39/056
  • Appears in...

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    My worksapce Hampshire - Portsmouth Haag-Streit
  • Stills

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

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