• Short Summary

    The men of HMS London gets a warm welcome when it arrives in Chatham.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Sheerness - HMS London Comes Home From Yangste".

    Sheerness and Chatham, Kent.

    VS Cruiser HMS "London" being spruced up for official welcome. The ship's sign is cleaned. Unused ammunition is off loaded. Decks are brushed clean.

    SV Boson's piping Admiral Sir Henry Moore C-in-C of "The Nore" aboard. He is greeted by Captain Peter Cazalet.

    VS of the damage inflicted on the ship during its engagement in China.

    Crowds on dock wave the warship in.

    MV The London nearing dock.

    MV woman crying.

    SV Angle shot, London in dock. CU young boy. Angle shot of sailors looking down from deck. CU various sailors. LV London alongside. Men working on capstan. LV of ship in dock. MV more people wave greetings to men on board. MV sailors wave back. CU young woman crying. More shots of sailors.

    People walk up gang plank onto ship.

    VS of sailors greeting families.

    CU Captain Cazalet. More shots of sailors. CU Able Seaman Platt.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1423.19
    Media URN:
    46389
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:57:00 / 01:31:52:00
    Canister:
    49/74

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