• Short Summary

    Clipper-ship "Cutty Sark" finds its permanent resting place in Greenwich.

  • Description

    Greenwich, London.

    GV Cutty Sark in the Thames. LV Duke of Edinburgh arriving in PLA launch "Nore" at Greenwich pier. SV cadets lining quay. SV Prince Philip stepping ashore and being greeted by Chairman of the LCC, Sir Arthur Middleton, followed by the Mayoress of Greenwich and then by the Mayor of Greenwich. LV Cutty Sark's berth. SCU Duke operating a valve to start pile-driver. AS pile-driver in action, & CU. SV Duke looking at Cutty Sark's berth. LV Cutty Sark's berth, & GV. SV Duke laying commemoration stone on site. CU commemoration stone. Cutty Sark in Thames. CU name on stern "Cutty Sark London". AS Cutty Sark dressed overall. SV & LV Duke receiving documents for handing over ceremony. SV helm with name Cutty Sark on side. GV Cutty Sark in Thames.

    (Orig.Lav.) (Orig.G.)

    Amendment April 2011:
    The Duke is being met by Victor Mishcon (later Lord Mishcon) and his wife Beryl, as Chairman of the London County Council, not Sir Arthur Middleton as stated in the canister notes. Thank you to Peter Mishcon for writing in.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    166.11
    Media URN:
    29482
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:49:00 / 01:19:01:00
    Canister:
    54/43

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