South African Navy travelling to Prince Edward Island and Marion Island aboard HMSAS Transvaal and HMSAS Gamtoos to raise flags on their new possessions
SLATE INFORMATION: South Africa Occupies Two Islands
SOUTH AFRICA: Various:
FLAGS Raising of South African Flag on Prince Edward Island and Marion Island. Seen fluttering in strong wind
MARION ISLAND Occupied by S. Africa. Seen in distance with snow-covered peaks. Boats go ashore on rocky, barren coast. South African flag raised in strong wind. Plenty of wild life. Sea-elephants and sea-birds.
NAVAL BRITISH Two ships of the South African Navy leave Cape Town for Marion Island and Prince Edward Island - new possessions namely, H.M.S.A.S. Transvaal and Gamtoos
PENGUINS Penguins seen on shore of Prince Edward Island when South Africa occupies. the island
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND Occupied by South Africa. Ship lands. Reception from penguins. Naval guards present arms and South African flag raised on pendant
ROARING FORTIES Shots of strong sea in "Roaring Forties"
SEA ELEPHANT Shots of sea elephants on Marion Island occupied by South Africa. One seen roaring
SEAGULLS Short shot of sea-gull winging over sea (6 feet)
SOUTH AFRICA South Africa annexes two islands in South Atlantic. Marion Island and Prince Edward Island. H.M. Ship Transvaal leaves Cape Town and seen off Marion island. Ship s land in a possible landing place. Wild life in abundance. Shots of Prince Edward Island. Reception from Penguin colony Raising flag on each sight.
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Background: South African Navy travelling to Prince Edward Island and Marion Island aboard HMSAS Transvaal and HMSAS Gamtoos to raise flags on their new possessions