The royal family onboard the 'Vanguard' during 1947 tour.
Unissued / Unused material.
The British royal family onboard 'Vanguard'.
M/S sailors marching along. M/S Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) addressing the ship's company assembled on the deck, they give her three cheers. Various shots as the officers are presented to the Royal family. C/U of the Destroyer 'St. James' battling through heavy seas to come alongside the 'Vanguard'. Bags of mail and bread are despatched down a line to the Destroyer. M/S of the Royal family watching the operation.
C/U King George VI playing deck tennis. L/S of the Queen and Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret watching from deckchairs. M/S Princess Elizabeth who is sighting along a rifle on the rifle range. M/S froth behind the ship.
Cataloguer's note: date of item: 5/2/1947.