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  • Short Summary

    HMS Daring is cleaned up before visit from Princess Marina and children in Greece.

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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Cleaning up HMS Daring for Royal Visit.


    Boy Seaman Hardiman and Ordinary Seaman Tyrer. Scraping the beading. P/O Kelly of Peckham and A/B Reeve of Leamington Spa. Cleaning barrels of 4.5 guns. Shots, cleaning up A/A guns. A/B Walton of Leicester scrubs a gun turret. Two seamen working on float. C/U of A/B Clewes of Manchester. A/B Pritchard of Birmingham polishes guns with electrical device. General view of ships crew working on the bows.

    Wounded earthquake victims are brought aboard HMS Daring prior to ship leaving Argostori - six stretcher cases and three walking (various shots). Ships crew hauling on lines, prior to ship leaving for Zanthe (night). Patras, to off-load wounded, and Athens. M/S of men standing to attention as ship leaves. L/S of sinking sun as ship leaves Cephalonia. Some shots from above bridge as HMS Daring approaches the Corinth Canal. Various shots of Corinth Canal as HMS Daring passes through with 15 ft to spare each side.

    Duchess of Kent (Princess Marina and children arriving at HMS Daring. Shaking hands with Captain. Captain shaking hands with Princess Alexandra and Prince Michael. The children looking around ship. Prince and Princess on bridge with Midshipman Villar. Villar accompanies them around ship. Duchess and Captain Gick walking past torpedo tubes. Duchess and children leaving the ship. As they walk along pontoon we see Daring in background.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:43:00 / 01:09:46:00
    UN 2548 A

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