Various shots of the crew on the 'Amethyst' on shore and lined up on deck of the ship. LS. Elevated shot, 'Amethyst' coming alongside. LS. 'Amethyst' coming alongside. LS. 'Amethyst' nearing quay, pan to waving relatives. MS. Elevated, 'Amethyst' at quayside, sailors are greeted by relatives. LS. 'Amethyst' nosing out of fog, relatives waiting.
LS. Official welcoming party led by Lord Hall and Admiral Fraser, going aboard the ship. They are greeted by Lieutenant Commander Kerens, Captain of the ship. People on small barges and on shore, mass crowd. SCU. Lieutenant Commander Kerens on dais at civic reception. Voice off screen, of Rear Admiral Burnett, Commander-in-Chief Plymouth, addressing the crowd. Various shots of the naval ratings and officers parading through crowded streets of Plymouth during civic reception. Crowd cheering etc.
MS. Lieutenant Commander Kerens and another officer saluting - they are onboard the 'Amethyst'. Lord Hall, First Lord of the Admiralty, Admiral Fraser and others come onboard and shake hands.
LS. Platform and crowds at civic reception with Rear Admiral Burnett, Commander-in-Chief Plymouth, speaking.
More shots of the ship's arrival to harbour.
Information found in the old record - Cuts 49/88. Uncut red master of story used in New Pictorial 251. Natural sound only, in patches.