• Short Summary

    Duchess of Kent renames cruiser transferred to Australian Navy.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Australian Navy Gets New Cruiser

    Portsmouth, England:
    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1MQBWBORPSG5YUGF4TRW7Q485
    Media URN:
    VLVA1MQBWBORPSG5YUGF4TRW7Q485
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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