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    Britain Presents a Navy to Canada. Halifax, N.S. - Gift of ships from mother country?

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Britain Presents a Navy to Canada. Halifax, N.S. - Gift of ships from mother country to Dominion accepted by Duke of Devonshire

    CANADA: Halifax:
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    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

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2RRLDLWKQGJ6M32KX5C1C72XN
    Media URN:
    VLVA2RRLDLWKQGJ6M32KX5C1C72XN
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1921
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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