• Short Summary

    Admiral Arthur J Hepburn retires as US Fleet Command; Admiral C C Block (?) is his successor.

  • Description

    Titles read: "U.S. NAVY get new SEA LORD".

    Location of events unknown - somewhere off the coast of United States of America?

    M/S of the warship 'Pennsylvania' on the sea. On board the flag ship, we see massive guns being lowered as part of a naval ceremony to mark the retirement of Admiral Arthur J Hepburn and the appointment of Admiral C C Block (sp? Blogg?) as first in command of America's first line naval defence, the US Fleet. Numerous naval dignitaries in full parade dress look on.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    955.12
    Media URN:
    16307
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:25:00 / 01:07:57:00
    Canister:
    38/14

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