• Short Summary

    HMS 'Royal Sovereign' with submarines handed over to Soviet Navy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BRITISH SHIPS IN SOVIET NAVY".

    Rosyth, Scotland.

    Several shots of the battleship HMS 'Royal Sovereign' with submarines, flying the Soviet flag.

    Close up shot of Admiral Ford shaking hands with Soviet naval officers. Close up shot of Admiral Purvis shaking hands with Soviet naval officers.

    Panning shot along the line of Soviet sailors lined up on the deck of Royal Sovereign. Several shots of the take-over ceremony. Royal ensign being hauled down - Red star flag replaces it. Close up shot of bell of the Royal Sovereign with Soviet sailor.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1157.06
    Media URN:
    40051
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:08:00 / 01:13:19:00
    Canister:
    45/48

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