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    Attlee aboard 'Implacable', the submarine submerging.

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    Newspaper cutting in the documentation about the visit by Mr Attlee.

    LS. G.V. Portsmouth harbour. MV. H.M.S. 'Implacable' alongside quay. SV. Nameplate - 'Implacable'. MV. Mr. Clement Attlee Prime Minister walking aboard 'Implacable'. Is greeted by Admiral Sir Roderick McGrigor - C-in-C Home Fleet. MV. Jetty pan to M.T.B. going out to submarine. MV. M.T.B. - Mr. Attlee on bridge. MV. Mr. Attlee and naval officer on bridge. LV. M.T.B. running alongside submarine. MV. Mr. Attlee, escorted by naval officers walking towards conning tower. SV. Sub's screws throwing up water. LV. Submarine under way. MV. Mr.Attlee and party about to go below. SV. Bows of submarine, ploughing through water. MV. Submarine going along, about to submerge. LV. and MV. Submarine submerging. GV. From stern of M.T.B. White Ensign in foreground. MV. Submarine's periscope above water. CU. Mr. Attlee boarding submarine. MS. Attlee talking to Admiral Sir Roderick McGrigor on board H.M.S. 'Implacable'. MS. Attlee walking down gangplank of Implacable to board M.T.B. MS. Elevated Attlee boarding M.T.B. SCU. Mr. Attlee helping Mrs. Attlee onto ship. MS. The submarine - 'Acheron'. SCU. Stern of the sub. ploughing through water. CU. Spray being churned up. (2 shots). LS. Portsmouth from stern of M.T.B. LS. The submarine almost submerged. MS. The submarine starting to submerge. LS. The submarine almost submerged. Just periscopes above water. CU. A ship's figurehead. (On H.M.S. 'Vernon'). CU. Plaque on the H.M.S. Vernon. CU. Figurehead. CU. Ship's bell. MS. Mr.Attlee shaking hands with dockyard officials. His brother-in-law, Admiral Sir Algernon Willis looks on. SCU. Mr.Attlee signing the visitor's book on H.M.S. Vernon. SCU. Naval officer saluting pan to Attlee's car driving away.


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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:03:27:00 / 01:06:02:00
    UN 2165 C

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