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  • Description

    Brisbane & Sydney, Australia.

    Title reads '20,000 Spectators: Hero's Welcome for 'Krait''.

    Various shots of the ship 'Krait' on stock in dry dock being overhauled. MS. Some members of the wartime ship crew walking along with banner. GV. Crowd on quay looking at 'Krait' as it gets ready for its trip to Sydney. Various shots of the 'Krait' with an escort of smaller craft leaving Brisbane for Sydney. LS. Sydney Harbour Bridge at dusk. Various shots of 'Krait' being greeted in Sydney Harbour by an armada of small craft. Various shots of Sir Eric Woodward, the Governor General of New South Wales performs the dedication ceremony in which the 'Krait' becomes a National Memorial, Mayor of Sydney Mr Jensen is also present.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 26/05/1964.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    79131
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2661.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:22:00 / 01:33:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 3900 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 3900 B
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Religion & Politics
  • Stills

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

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