King George VI inspects the crew of the warship USS Columbus. Portsmouth, Hampshire.
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King visits USS Columbus. Portsmouth, Hampshire.
M/S A civilian man boarding the USS Columbus and being greeted by the Captain. M/S King George VI standing to attention between ranks of saluting sailors. M/S the King shaking hands with officers on board. M/S naval officers boarding the ship. C/U the King, accompanied by Rear Admiral Connolly, starting to inspect guard of honour. C/U the King chatting to high-ranking naval officer. C/U the King walking with Mr Lewis Douglas and Rear Admiral Connolly along deck. M/S the King walking along lone of officer shaking hands with them. M/S of the King, Connolly and others entering hatchway to got below deck. Various more shots of the King on board the Warship and greeting members of the crew.
M/S of the King alighting from train at Portsmouth station and being greeted by station master, Mayor and other civic officials. M/S the King shaking hands with officials and being give the Keys to the town. He touches them and hands them back. L/S of line of sailors presenting arms outside station. L/S The King saluting. L/S The king walks forward to inspect guard of honour. M/S of the battleship the King George V alongside in Portsmouth harbour.
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