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    Cromarty Firth, Scotland.

    GV. Home Fleet ships in line ahead, including "Ark Royal", "Albion", "Ocean", "Gambia","Superb", "Agincourt", "Alamein" and "Barrossa." LV. Three aircraft carriers in line ahead. CU. The aircraft carrier "Ark Royal" with decks loaded with planes. GV. Fleet in line ahead. Nearer shot of the fleet. SV. The Commander in Chief of the Home Fleet, Admiral Sir John Eccles on the bridge of the fast mine layer 'Apollo' with the first Lord of the Admiralty, Lord Selkirk and two other officers. GV. Royal yacht Britannia steaming past - Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh are returning from their state visit to Denmark. CU. Admiral Eccles saluting. GV. From the Apollo, Fleet firing Royal Salute. LV. 'Superb' firing salute. AS. Planes flying over in formation. FV. Air, Fleet firing Royal Salute. Nearer shot of aircraft carrier firing salute. CU. Flying past aircraft carrier showing sailors and planes lined up on its deck. CU. Air view, sailors lined up on submarine deck as it passes the Britannia. GV. Submarine passing the Britannia, & nearer shot. AS. Planes flying past in formation. LV. Cruisers turning as they approach Britannia. SV. Sailors lined up on the deck of a destroyer. SV. Pan as destroyer steams past with sailors lined up, holding hands waiting to cheer. GV. Britannia steams ahead escorted by ships, sailors lined up on bow in foreground, & nearer shot. Ships of the home fleet steam alongside escorting Britannia. LV. Sailors lined up on deck of aircraft carrier cheering. LV. Britannia and escort ships. SV. Top shot, lined up troops cheering. GV. Air shot, escort ships in line with Britannia. GV. Britannia steaming alongside escort ships, & CU. GV. Britannia, guns in foreground.

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    01:13:35:00 / 01:15:51:00
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