• Short Summary

    World War II ship Krait becomes Australian National Memorial.

  • Description

    Brisbane & Sydney, Australia.

    Title reads '20,000 Spectators: Hero's Welcome for 'Krait''.

    Various shots of the ship 'Krait' on stock in dry dock being overhauled. MS. Some members of the wartime ship crew walking along with banner. GV. Crowd on quay looking at 'Krait' as it gets ready for its trip to Sydney. Various shots of the 'Krait' with an escort of smaller craft leaving Brisbane for Sydney. LS. Sydney Harbour Bridge at dusk. Various shots of 'Krait' being greeted in Sydney Harbour by an armada of small craft. Various shots of Sir Eric Woodward, the Governor General of New South Wales performs the dedication ceremony in which the 'Krait' becomes a National Memorial, Mayor of Sydney Mr Jensen is also present.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 26/05/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2661.12
    Media URN:
    79131
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:22:00 / 01:33:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 3900 B

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