• Short Summary

    The Amethyst (British warship) arrives in England from China

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Welcome Amethyst!

    ENGLAND: Plymouth: Devonport: Various:
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    AMETHYST...H.M.S. Arrives Home...shots of the coast...arrives at Devonport. welcomed by large crowds....shots of her flying pennant.....also shots of the tattered White Ensign...Wounded seamen & relatives board...embracing..Jack French speaks for crew...shots of simon the cat...crew march through town led by the Royal Marine Band...shots of Lieut-Kerans with wife..also shots of battle scars..greeted by Lord Mayor.

    FLAGS. Shots of the 200ft paying off pennant, and White Ensign flying at masthead.

    RADIO-OPERATOR JACK FRENCH of the AMETHYST D.S.M. Speaks for crew, when H.M.S. Amethyst arrives Home at Devonport.

    LIEUT-COMMANDER KERANS OF THE AMETHYST Seen with wife on board the Amathyst on arrival home at plymouth.

    NAVEL BRITISH. H.M.S..Amethyst arrives Home at Plymouth...large crowds welcome...wounded sailors & relations board her..sailors embracing,,shots of her pennant being raised...also shots of her tattered white ensign..shots of battle scars...crew march through town led by the Royal Marine band.

    PLYMOUTH H.M.S.Amethyst arrives home at Plymouth..shots of coast. wives & relations crowding up gang-plank...wounded sailor board the ship...shots of battle scars ...march through town..led by the Royal Marine Band.

    Navy - Active

    battleship, royal navy, parade, procession
    Background: The Amethyst (British warship) arrives in England from China

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4DT67J2E4MNH0PKBP730U03KG
    Media URN:
    VLVA4DT67J2E4MNH0PKBP730U03KG
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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