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    Plymouth and en route from Gibraltar.

    MS. Sailor hands telegrams to Lieutenant Commander Kerens, Captain of the 'Amethyst' on bridge. MS. Lieutenant Commander Kerens and another officer. MS. Lieutenant Commander Kerens looking through binoculars. Ship sailing at night - several shots. LS. Ships in Devonport harbour, Devon, as seen from the 'Amethyst' SCU. & CU. Lieutenant Commander Kerens. SCU. & CU. Lieutenant Commander Kerens. MS. Lieutenant Commander Kerens looking through binoculars. MS. Lieutenant Commander Kerens. MS. Lieutenant Commander Kerens looking at navigating charts on bridge. SCU. Lieutenant Commander Kerens looking at navigating charts. SCU. & CU. Telegraphist Jack French at work ( 3 shots). MS. Lieutenant Wilkinson, Flight Lieutenant M. Fearnley (doctor) and Lieutenant Hett, Acting First Lieutenant of 'Yangtze' chatting (2 shots). SCU. Lieutenant Berger, navigator on the 'Amethyst', at chart table. MS. Simon the cat walking along deck. CU. Simon being held in Petty Officer's arms. SCU. Petty Officer Vernon Irwin holding cat. Officers leaving ship being greeted by wives and families. SCU. Petty Officer greeting wife. Several shots of the 'Amethyst' arriving to Plymouth harbour, crew on deck waving to crowd on shore. MS. Some of the crew waving to a low flying Sunderland. MS. Crew watching Sunderland aircraft. MS. Crew waving, pan up to Sunderland circling low. SCU. Lieutenant Commander Kerens stroking the cat. MS. Simon the cat lying on bridge. SCU. Lord Hall, First Lord of the Admiralty, and Lieutenant Commander Kerens leaving ship. More people leaving ship and being greeted by relatives. Sailors lined up. Simon the cat lying on bridge, looking on. SCU. The cat being held in arms of Petty Officer. LS. Back view, Lieutenant Commander Kerens on bridge as ship approaches Plymouth.

    (Comb. Lav.)

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 49/88.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    65298
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2276.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:50:00 / 01:55:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 2203 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 2203 G
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    War & Revolution
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    PnF
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