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    Hull.

    LV. Naval cadets lined up and the Duke walking down the rank. CU. A cadet's face. GV. The Duke inspecting the cadets and stopping to talk to a little one. CU. Old mementoes of Trinity House - silver etc. GV. The Duke looking at mementoes of Trinity House. SV. Notice reads "The Nation has a right to the service of all her sons for her defence in time of war". LV. The Duke walks across the platform to unveil plaque commemorating the reopening of the school. CU. The plaque. GV. Cadets applauding. SV. The Duke speaking. Begins to speak and says (natural sound): "Sea going may be, or people will tell you that sea going is a happy life, but it has its compensations. Take me for instance, if I'd been at sea I would not have had to make this speech and you would not have had to listen. So master, ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to declare this school reopened, reinvigorated and modernised."

    (Lav.) (Orig.D.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    31694
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    573.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:02:00 / 01:37:11:00
    Canister:
    56/30
    Sort Number:
    56/030
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  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. mike@hallam2.karoo.co.uk says

    The little one talking to the Duke is Michael Morgan. He went to sea as a cadet with The Royal Fleet Auxiliary. He left the sea after gaining his 2nd Mates Ticket got married and started his own business which has been very successful. He is now 71 years old and has a very full and happy life.

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