• Short Summary

    Display of ships and planes welcome US Navy to signify the joining of two naval powers

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    REPUBLIC OF MALTA: Malta Grand Harbour:
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    AMERICAN -NAVAL Firing salutes between First Cruiser Squadron and U.S. Sixth Task Fleet off Malta. Three cruisers, Euryalus, Liverpool, Phoebe following the flagship, Newcastle out of Grand Harbour. U.S. Ship Albany firing the salute, the Little Rock and Franklin D. Roosevelt passing Newcastle. Carrier-based aircraft from Triumph, Ocean and Roosevelt flying past ships

    EURYALUS - CRUISER Part of First Cruiser Squadron that sails out of Malta Harbour to exchange salutes with Sixth American Task Force.

    "LIVERPOOL", H.M.S. In first Cruiser Squadron - Newcastle, Liverpool, Phoebe, Euryalus steaming out of Malta Grand Harbour to take part in firing of Salutes with U.S. Sixth Task Fleet

    MALTA First Cruiser Squadron firing salutes between United States Sixth Task Fleet off Malta. Good shot of Malta.

    LORD AND LADY MOUNTBATTEN Countess Mountbatten with friends watch an exchange of salutes between First Cruiser Squadron and Sixth U.S. Task Force off Malta

    NAVAL BRITISH Firing of salutes between First Cruiser Squadron and U.S. Sixth Task Fleet. Cruisers Euryalus, Liverpool and Phoebe steam past Newcastle out to sea. U.S. Ships Albany firing salute, Little Rock and Franklin D. Roosevelt steaming past British cruisers

    "NEWCASTLE", H.M.S. First Cruiser Squadron - Newcastle, Liverpool, Phoebe, and Euryalus steam out of Malta Harbour to ceremony of firing salutes with U.S. Sixth Task Fleet

    H.M.S. PHOEBE - CRUISER In First Cruiser Squadron with Newcastle, Liverpool and Euraylus steaming out of Malta Harbour to exchange salutes with American Sixth Naval Task Force

    ROOSEVELT.FRANKLIN.D. U.S.A. AIR-CRAFT CARRIER. Part of U.S. Sixth Naval Task Force firing salute with Albany and Little Rock in exchange with First British Squadron (Cruiser)

    United States of America; Navy - Active

    naval squadrons; gun salutes; Countess Mountbatten; Count Mountbatten
    Background: Display of ships and planes welcome US Navy to signify the joining of two naval powers

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    Film ID:
    VLVA53227DRCNVPCHWUX7YDVSS6QW
    Media URN:
    VLVA53227DRCNVPCHWUX7YDVSS6QW
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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