• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth reviews ships of the NATO naval forces from Britannia at Spithead.

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    No titles. Queen reviews NATO naval forces on 21st anniversary.

    Spithead near Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Aerial shots of NATO ships on the water. General view of royal yacht Britannia approaching the USS Wasp. M/S of flags flying on board the Britannia, including Queen's standard.

    L/S of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh), Princess Anne and Earl Louis Mountbatten (Ex-Admiral of the Fleet and Chief of the Defence Staff) posing on deck with a large group of NATO officers. C/U of Prince Philip; pan to Queen; pan to Mr Manlio Brosio, General Secretary of NATO; pan to Denis Healey, Secretary for Defence. C/U of Princess Anne; pan to Mountbatten.

    Several shots of sailors lined up on deck of USS 'Wasp', as Britannia approaches. Shots of Prince Philip and Queen on board Britannia. M/S of Mountbatten and Princess Anne looking through binoculars. General view of QE2 passing one of the NATO ships. The Britannia makes its way past several more ships, acknowledging the crew on board each one. Those seen here are the Italian 'Andrea Dorea' (Doria?) cruiser, the Dutch 'Van Ness' frigate, UK ship 'Eastbourne F73', 'Torquay F43', German 'Augsberg'.

    M/S of rear of Queen and Prince Philip on deck of Britannia as they pass a submarine. M/S of Mountbatten and Princess Anne. Several general views of ships of the NATO fleet.

    NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:44:00 / 01:57:40:00

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