Duke of Edinburgh inspects Australian aircraft carrier and crew.
Unissued / unused material.
Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) visits HMAS Melbourne, location of events unknown / unclear.
LS helicopter landing on deck of aircraft carrier. LS Duke of Edinburgh alighting from helicopter and being greeted by officials. MS sailors piping Duke aboard. LS Duke and captain walking away from helicopter. MS sailors piping. MS Duke on bridge. Various shots Duke on board ship inspecting jet landing devices. MS Duke saluting as he leaves ship and walks down gangway. Various shots Duke inspecting crew of the "Melbourne" and speaking to some of the sailors. LS deck of ship. LS landing deck. LS HMAS Melbourne. with gangway down. MS name on side of ship. LS top half of ship, showing crane.
Item used in Army Kinema Corporation - issue AKC 470. Date on dope sheet is February 1956.