• Short Summary

    The cruiser of the Royal British War Navy HMS "Tiger" arrived on October 9th in Gdynia Port.

  • Description

    1.
    G.S. of the cruiser on sea


    2.
    M.S. & C. Ups. Naval attache on board of ship


    3.
    G.S. Ship enters harbour


    4.
    M.S. & C.Ups honorary guard & orchestra welcome the ship,


    5.
    L.S. & M.S. Commander Hutchins & honorary guard


    6.
    L.S. & M.S. Rearadmiral Wisniewski enters ship


    7.
    Welcome on ship and conversation


    8.
    M.S. Rearadmiral Wisniewski leaves ship


    9.
    M.S. Laying of wreathes on Westerplatte


    10.
    L.S. & Pan. Cocktail in Garrison Club


    11.
    C.Up of talking officers: rearadmiral Wisniewski speaks with British Ambassador sir Berthoud, later with com. Hutch third interpreter


    12.
    C.Ups of British and Polish officers.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The cruiser of the Royal British War Navy HMS "Tiger" arrived on October 9th in Gdynia Port.

    Mr. Colin Seaward, British Naval Attache and an Officer of the Polish War Navy were the first to welcome the British ship.

    At 18 a.m. the ship arrived in Gdynia Port.

    After the national anthems were played, Mr. R.J.C. Prease, British Consul in Gdynia, enters the ship.

    A few minutes later Mr. Roland Edward Hutchins, commander of HMS "Tiger" received on land the honorary guard of the Polish War Navy.

    Then Mr. Hutchins received on board of HMS "Tiger" the Polish rear-admiral Mr. Wisniewski.

    In the afternoon commander Hutchins layed wreathes on Westerplatte /Battleplace of II world war/. In the evening a reception was given in honour of the British guests in the Garrison Club in Gdynia.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5D3HQ1VEL9IITM6YZ0542Q384
    Media URN:
    VLVA5D3HQ1VEL9IITM6YZ0542Q384
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment