Princess Margriet unveils a monument to the Dutch mercantile marine in Rotterdam.
Unused / unissued material -
Rotterdam, Holland / The Netherlands. Princess Margriet unveils a monument to the Dutch mercantile marine. Dutch voiceover on parts of material.
GV Bridge. CU Panning up shot of aluminium lined memorial. Various shots of the arrival of Princess Margriet. BV Naval band. CU Princess Margriet. CU Written on monument "1940-45."
Various Library shots of battle going on between ships, of guns firing, ships being wrecked etc.
CU Lower part of memorial. Various shots of Princess Margriet accompanied by President of the Monument Committee, walking toward ship telegraph which is in front of memorial, telegraph being put into work by Princess, and with this action Princess unveils the words chiselled in the stone "The Held Course." MS Flags flying. LS Memorial.
(F/G) Old record suggests that material dates from around 15/04/1957.