• Short Summary

    Dr Evatt visits HMS Shropshire and addresses crew.

  • Description

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    Several shots of Dr. Herbert Evatt QC, Australian Attorney-General and Minister For External Affairs in the Curtain Labour government arriving at HMS Shropshire. He shakes hands with several naval officers. Several shots of Commodore John Collins (R.A.N.) and Dr Evatt addressing the crew of the ship. Several shots of the ship's officers posing for photographs.

    Note: HMS Shropshire transferred to Royal Australian Navy on 25th June, 1943. The ceremony is the official transfer to, and commissioning of the ship into the R.A.N.. Commodore Collins was made ships captain for the voyage to Australia, and is seen asking for three cheers for the King.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1853.04
    Media URN:
    60998
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:23:00 / 01:11:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 721 B

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