• Short Summary

    HMS Achilles, one of the conquerors of the Graf Spee, returns to her home port of Auckland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HMS Achilles In New Zealand".

    Auckland Harbour, New Zealand.

    VS of the HMS Achilles steaming into Auckland harbour.

    VS of the crew with their families, including Captain Edward Parry.

    VS of Lord Galway, the High Commissioner, going aboard the ship and of him meeting the captain, officers and men.

    VS of the crew of the Achilles parading through the crowd and streamer lined streets at Auckland. Anzac soldiers also march. Massive crowds cheer the crew of the HMS Achilles as they march.

    CU of sailor from the Achilles.

    N.B. H.M.S. Achilles was one of the ships involved in the battle with the Graf Spee.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1039.35
    Media URN:
    20660
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:09:00 / 01:40:04:00
    Canister:
    40/24

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