• Short Summary

    A new training ship called 'Revenge' is opened in Devon for the use of sea cadets.

  • Description

    Bideford, Devon. Sea cadet training ship "Revenge" launched at Bideford.

    MS CU Admiral Sir Pridham-Wippell Commander in Chief Plymouth, inspecting sea cadets.

    CU cut in shot of two small boys looking on.

    MS the Bishop of Exeter, Rt Rev Charles Edward Curzon arriving for the dedication service. A clergyman holds an umbrella over him.

    MS the Admiral is piped aboard.

    MS Cadets on ship.

    CU Nameplate of 'T S Revenge'. (T S stands for training ship).

    MS Mrs E Grenville, whose husband is a direct descendent of Sir Richard Grenville, naming the ship.

    CU cadets on the ship.

    BV of ship in port.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1185.09
    Media URN:
    40780
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:23:00 / 01:12:14:00
    Canister:
    47/41

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