• Short Summary

    The Royal Navy hands over the HMS Achilles to the Indian Navy, renaming it the INS Delhi

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    ENGLAND: Kent: Chatham: Chatham Dockyards:
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    "ACHILLES" H.M.S. -Cruiser. Transfer of H.M.S. Achilles to Indian Navy at Chatham.

    Indian High Commissioner renames the ship and makes speech.

    White Ensign taken down and Indian flag hoisted. Taken over by Indian crew

    CHATHAM H.M.S. Achilles handed over to Indian Navy. Indian High Commissioner renames ship H.M.I.S. Delhi and Indian crew take over. White Ensign taken down and Indian flag hoisted

    INDIA Indian navy takes over H.M.S. Achilles. High Commissioner for India re-names the Ship H.M.S. Delhi. Makes speech and Indian crew takes over. White ensign taken down and Indian Flag hoisted.

    Naval British H.M.S. Achilles handed over to Indian Navy at Chatham Dockyard. Indian High Commissioner re-names ship and Indian crew takes over. White Ensign taken down and Indian flag hoisted.

    EGYPTIAN NAVAL Indian Navy takes over H.M.S. Achilles H. Commissioner renames ship H.M.I.S. Delhi. Hauling down White ensign and Indian flag hoisted

    HABIB IBRAHIM RAHIMTOOLA - First High Commissioner Makes speech at handing over of H.M.S. Achilles to Indian Navy at Chatham Dockyard. Re-names ship Delhi

    Navy - Active

    ship, ships, Leander, cruisers, RN, military, naval, ceremony, ceremonies
    Background: The Royal Navy hands over the HMS Achilles to the Indian Navy, renaming it the INS Delhi

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9XEUWYN92M7M1S5J7HC7BK0HZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9XEUWYN92M7M1S5J7HC7BK0HZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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