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    Full title reads: "Gosport. Heroes of The Poseidon. Leading Seamen Nagle & Holt decorated with British Empire Medal by the Commander in Chief."

    Gosport, Hampshire.

    Sailors and submariners lined up in ranks at Naval base. A Senior Navy officer announces that he is there to present medals to Leading Seaman Nagle and Leading Seaman Holt for their conduct during the sinking of the Poseidon.

    The two sailors step forward and are awarded their medals.

    Other sailors are awarded medals and decorations.

    The sailors parade is dismissed and they march off the parade ground.

    The HMS Poseidon submarine sank of Hong Kong in June 1931.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12652
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    863.35
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:07:00 / 01:52:55:00
    Canister:
    31/68
    Sort Number:
    31/068
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    1931 Poseidon
  • Stills

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

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