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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    HMS Terrible handed over to Australian Navy and renamed HMAS Sydney, Devonport Dockyard, Devon.

    L/S deck of HMS Terrible, the aircraft carrier's company is assembled during for renaming ceremony, we hear sound of Mrs Beasley making speech. M/S Australian High Commissioner Mr. W.J. Beasley making speech thanking British government for the warship (natural sound). M/S Mrs. Beasley unveiling ship's new insignia "HMAS Sydney". M/S members of the new ship's crew. L/S HMS Terrible. C/U new name on ship's side. L/S HMS Terrible. L/S HMS Terrible. M/S aircraft lift being raised to level of deck, with naval officers & Viscount Hall (First Lord of Admiralty) upon it. M/S cat strolling across the deck. M/S Mrs. Beasley unveiling the new name. C/U new ship's insignia, ship's planes flying overhead. L/S the ship.

    Date given on old record is 17/12/1948.

    Sound is intermittent.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    64966
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2246.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:11:00 / 01:50:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 2051 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2051 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

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