Britain Presents a Navy to Canada. Halifax, N.S. - Gift of ships from mother country?
SLATE INFORMATION: Britain Presents a Navy to Canada. Halifax, N.S. - Gift of ships from mother country to Dominion accepted by Duke of Devonshire
LS "Patriot", "Patricia" and "Aurora" lying at sea.
TITLE: Captain H.G.H. Adams C.B.E. RN goes ashore from "Aurora".
Captian Adams wearing cocked hat and cloak walks up steps from launch, salutes naval officer on shore, and both walk away
TITLE: Lieutenant Jones of the "Patricia" and Lieutenant Beard of the "Patriot"
Lieut. Jones and Lieut. Beard in cocked hats and cloaks accompanied by officer walk up steps from launch
Two naval battleships at sea.
Group of sailors lined up on deck of Aurora(?)
TITLE: Captain Adams returns to the flagship
Sailors lined up on deck as Captain Adams, his cloak flowing in the wind, steps aboard.
TITLE: The Duke of Devonshire, Gov. General of Canada goes aboard the Aurora.
Duke passing in front of line of sailors to inspect guard of honour
TITLE: His grace inspects the Guard of Honour.
Duke accompanied by Captain Adams walks through lines of sailors, inspecting honour guard
Guard of honour in line on deck.
Officers walking past guard of honour
TITLE: A salute for Dominion Dignitaries
Gun fires salute.
Duke of Devonshire walking down steps from ship, Captain in foreground at salute - township round bay in background.
Sailors loading gun and fire, smoke rises from salute.
LS the three battleships at sea.
Officers stand on deck by gun a it fires salutes
LS two battleships, decked with flags, at sea
Background: Britain Presents a Navy to Canada. Halifax, N.S. - Gift of ships from mother country to Dominion accepted by Duke of Devonshire