• Short Summary

    New Commander-in-Chief of the Home Fleet appointed.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HAIL AND FAREWELL".

    Location unknown.

    Various shots of the scenes onboard ship as Admiral Sir John Tovey reties as Commander-in-Chief of Home Fleet. Crowd of sailors watching the ceremony. Admiral shakes hands with his associates and leaves the ship on a barge.

    Various shots of Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser coming abroad ship to take over the post that Admiral Tovey has left. Close up shot of Admiral Fraser, new Commander-in-Chief of Home Fleet.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1083.22
    Media URN:
    38065
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/05/2043
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:44:00 / 01:54:47:00
    Canister:
    43/42

Comments (1)

  1. Raulongo says

    Ship behind Adm. Fraser between 0.51 and 0.58 min. is HMS Suffolk.

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