• Short Summary

    Britain presents Australia with H.M.A.S "Shropshire" after loss of the "Canberra".

  • Description

    Item title reads - Britain's gift to Australia.

    Australia.

    MS of the deck of H.M.A.S. "Shropshire" which was presented to Australia by the British government after the loss of the Canberra. Various shots as Lord Gowrie, Governor General comes aboard the ship, he is met by Captain J. A. Collins. Lord Gowrie inspects crew and then addresses them. M/S Captain Collins speaking about looking forward to getting back on the job after a spot of leave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1350.23
    Media URN:
    44512
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:00:00 / 01:46:45:00
    Canister:
    44/14

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