• Short Summary

    The crew of HMS Amethyst - safe from the Chinese - are feted in Hong Kong.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Welcome Back To 'Amethyst' Heroes".

    Hong Kong.

    Top View of Hong Kong Harbour.

    SV Royal Naval warship HMS Amethyst tied up alongside.

    CU Nameplate - 'Amethyst'. CU Shell hole in hull.

    CU Damaged superstructure pan down to hull.

    MV Towards- four of Amethyst's crew walking down street in Hong Kong.

    SV Two of crew in rickshaws. MV Two of crew in rickshaws being. pulled down street.

    SV Lieutenant Commander Kerens. DSO Captain of the Amethyst, in civvies.

    CU Commissioned gunner. CU Navigator Lieutenant Berger.

    CU Engineering officer Williamson.

    CU Ship's cat 'Simon' drinking milk.

    LV Pan Amethyst's crew standing on quayside.

    CU Two sailors. CU Pan Amethyst's crew.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1421.18
    Media URN:
    46303
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:49:00 / 01:25:57:00
    Canister:
    49/66

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