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    ROYAL VISITOR TO HOME FLEET:Carrier exercises

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    AIRCRAFT CARRIERS. Queen Elisabeth and The Duke of Ed.visit "Ocean"when Home Fleet anchors in Cromarty Firth...Inspects crew....later visits "Ark Royal" and watches a mock attack by planes... firing rockets and cannon....later inspects pilots and gives traditional order "Splice the Mainbrace". good shots of catapult take-offs by planes and landings....shots of planes on flight deck with wings folded.

    ARK ROYAL.AIRCRAFT CARRIER.. Visited by the Queen and Duke when anchored in Cromarty F Firth with Home Fleet..good shots of planes on flight deck with wings folded and later released from catapult, take-off planes make mock rocket and cannon attacks....Queen watches from bridge...V.G. Material..speaks to pilots and later gives the Traditional order "Splice the Mainbrace".....

    EDINBURGH,DUKE OF..PRINCE PHILIP. With the Queen when she inspects ships of the Home Fleet anchored in Cromarty Firth.

    ELISABETH 11.QUEEN OF ENGLAND.. Visits ships of the Home Fleet anchored in Cromarty Firth. goes aboard H.M.S."Superb"..crew march past and salute..then visits "Ocean"A/C. comes up on plane lift to face guard of Honour..drives a long flight deck past assembled crew...next day visits "A/C "Ark Royal" to watch a demonstration of catapult take-offs and target practice..from bridge..

    NAVAL BRITISH. ROYAL MEETING WITH THE HOME FLEET. The Royal Yacht "Britannia" meets up with Home Fleet ten miles of Kinnairds Head, Aberdeenshire..V.G. general shots of fleet..the Cruiser "Superb" turns toward the Royal Yacht..then the Destroyers..the ships fire a salute..."Britannia comes into line.. Admiral Sir John Eccles salutes sailors line ships rail and salute. H.M. Queen visits the Home Fleet anchored in Cromarty Firth Goes aboard H.M.S. Superb..crew march past and salute...next visits H.M.S. Ocean A/C. comes up on deck on the plane lift..drives along flight deck past assembled crews..next day visits H.M.S. Ark Royal A/C. and watches demonstrator of catapult take-offs and target practice..good shots planes firing cannon and rockets into water..good shots of take-off and landing of planes.. V.G. Material.

    "OCEAN". Br. Carrier(light). Queen and Duke visit when anchored in Cromarty Firth with ??? Home Fleet..crew march past and salute.

    H.M.S. SUPERB Visited by The Queen when she inspects the Home Fleet in Cromarty Firth...ship's Company walk past and salute...Leaves and goes aboard H.M.S. "Ocean".

    Royalty; Navy - Active
    Background: ROYAL VISITOR TO HOME FLEET:Carrier exercises

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