• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH COMMANDO SHIP "H.M.S. BULWARK" LEAVES BRITAIN TODAY (SATURDAY) FOR A YEAR'S TOUR OF?

  • Description

    THE BRITISH COMMANDO SHIP "H.M.S. BULWARK" LEAVES BRITAIN TODAY (SATURDAY) FOR A YEAR'S TOUR OF DUTY IN THE FAR EAST.

    SHE WILL RELIEVE HER SISTER SHIP "H.M.S. ALBION" WHICH WILL ARRIVE BACK IN BRITAIN IN MAY AFTER COMPLETING 18 MONTHS' SERVICE ABROAD.

    WHEN OUR CAMERAMAN WENT DOWN TO THE DOCKS TWO COMMANDO UNITS WERE BOARDING THE "H.M.S. BULWARK" WHICH HAS JUST COMPLETED A REFIT IN THE DEVONPORT DOCKYARD.

    THE TWO UNITS EMBARKED IN THE SHIP ARE PLYMOUTH-BASED UNITS, 43 COMMANDO, ROYAL MARINES, AND A BATTERY FROM 29 COMMANDO REGIMENT, ROYAL ARTILLERY, WHO WILL BE EXERCISING WITH THE SHIP IN THE MALTA AREA. AFTER THEIR TRAINING EXERCISE 43 COMMANDO WILL BE RETURNING TO THE UNITED KINGDOM BY AIR, WHILE THE BATTERY CONTINUES EAST WITH THE SHIP.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA10ZIH5U3MFLAOK69IV1WGCHOY
    Media URN:
    VLVA10ZIH5U3MFLAOK69IV1WGCHOY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment