• Short Summary

    Royal Navy ships prepare for massive exercise

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Home Fleet on Autumn Manoeuvres

    ENGLAND: Dorset: Portland Harbour:
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    HALL, Rt.Hon.G.H. M.P., Viscount Hall - First Sea Lord Goes aboard the Duke of York for autumn Manoeuvres

    "ILLUSTRIOUS" H.M.S. AIR CRAFT CARRIER Taking part in autumn manoeuvres with Duke of York and carriers Vengeance and Theseus

    ADMIRAL SIR RHODERICK MCGRIGOR Meets Viscount Hall, First Sea Lord when he comes aboard Duke of York for autumn manoeuvres

    NAVAL BRITISH Illustrious and Theseus play major part. Shots of M.T.Bs in action. Shots of aircraft carriers among targets.

    THESEUS - CRUISER CARRIER Taking part in Autumn manoeuvres with Duke of York and carriers Illustrious and Vengeance

    VENGEANCE - Carrier Taking part in the autumn manoeuvres off Portland with Duke of York and carriers Illustrious and Theseus

    HALL, George Henry, 1st Viscount Hall PC (31 December 1881 ???????? 8 November 1965)

    MCGRIGOR, Admiral of the Fleet Sir Rhoderick Robert GCB (12 April 1893 - 3 December 1959) Royal Navy officer

    HMS Duke of York (17), HMS Illustrious (87), HMS Vengeance (R71), HMS Theseus (R64), flagship, post-war, naval units, anti-aircraft, fleet exercises, MTB, Motor Torpedo Boat, signaling, sea operations, aircraft, aeroplanes, crew, sailors, deck crew, Atlantic
    Background: Royal Navy ships prepare for massive exercise

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA84GSU7UW7JRVZQ8UBPX8NUHDD
    Media URN:
    VLVA84GSU7UW7JRVZQ8UBPX8NUHDD
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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