Duchess of Kent renames cruiser transferred to Australian Navy.
SLATE INFORMATION: Australian Navy Gets New Cruiser
Gen. view H.M. Cruiser "Amphion" at quayside/ White Ensign at masthead / Front view 'Perth' at quayside (after change of name)
Long view pan down guns & bridge. Front view Duchess & Capt. Farncomb..towards. CU S.M.Bruce. Long view Duchess at dais...Bruce walks towards her. Semi view Duchess speaks..Bruce on right...Duchess unveils Plaque. Long view changing name on stern from Amphion to Perth. Semi view name pan along Cruiser. Long view Bruce presents silver salver to Duchess. CU plaque...Arms of Perth & H.M.A.S. Perth'. Front view 'Perth' at quayside.
Sound Effects. Duchess renames ship 'Perth'.
Royalty; Princess Marina of Greece, Duchess of Kent (1906-1968), Navy - Ceremonial; Ceremonies - Launchings; Great Britain
Background: Duchess of Kent renames cruiser transferred to Australian Navy.