• Short Summary

    The Linconshire regiment maintains security forces against terrorist activity in the Suez Canal, troops unload supplies at Port Said, cruiser Gambia patrols the waters at Port Said, and the S.

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: British Forces in the Canal Zone

    EGYPT:
    EXT

    CAMERON HIGHLANDERS Playing football match at Tel el Kebir in Egypt during period of trouble

    EGYPT. Lincolnshire Regt man security check points in Canal Zone. Barbed wire blockades.. unloading by troops in Port said while Egyptians strike..At RAF El Firdan, unit receives new insignia, march past. Cruiser Gambia used as HQ for canal administration..Brass hats of 3 services in conference..Launch goes off.. stops ships etc..boarded etc. Frigate used as patrol vessel..S.S. Orion casts off for home carrying families of servicemen. Good shots of shipping in Canal. Including Russian fishing fleet.. At Tel el Kebir Cameron Highlanders play football

    FLAGS. Good shots of RAF flag on stern of patrol boat in Canal Zone shown against water background

    LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT. Men take up security posts in Canal.. seen in barricades etc Barbed wire during trouble

    MILITARY BRITISH. Men of the Lincolnshire Regt take up defensive positions in Canal Zone.. shots barbed wire, barricades etc etc.. At Tel el Kebir Cameron Highlanders play football game

    NAVAL BRITISH.. H.M.S. Gambia in Port Said..brass hats of 3 services discussed patrols of Canal..Launch goes out. stops vessel..boards it Loch Scavaig (frigate) used as patrol boat..Shots of casting off the Orion returning home with servicemen's families etc etc

    H.M.S.ORION. Godshot of casting off. returning home from Port Said loaded with servicemen's families evacuating Canal Zone

    ROYAL AIR FORCE El Firdan in Canal Zone receives new insignia.. shots etc march past etc etc saluting etc

    RUSSIAN NAVAL Fishing fleet in Canal during trouble period.. shots etc etc

    SHIPPING.. Orion casts off from Port Said..Good.. shipping in the Suez Canal..Russian fishing fleet

    SUEZ CANAL. H.M.S. Gambia used as HQ by the three services to organise patrols in Canal..shots of launch setting out on patrol. Boards vessel ....Frigate Loch Scavig used as patrol ship. Orion casts off with families returning home..Shots of ship in Canal. including Russian fishing fleet.

    Military - Active; Egypt

    Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Middle East, sailors
    Background: The Linconshire regiment maintains security forces against terrorist activity in the Suez Canal, troops unload supplies at Port Said, cruiser Gambia patrols the waters at Port Said, and the S.S. Orion transports families evacuating the Canal Zone for safety

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4E54TTDCZF9172G2O2Y116NXT
    Media URN:
    VLVA4E54TTDCZF9172G2O2Y116NXT
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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