• Short Summary

    French Navy submarine Sultane - formerly HMS Statesman - was handed back to the Royal Navy in Rosyth Dockyard, Scotland, UK, Nov. 5, after eight years' loan.

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    Name on submarine - Sultane.



    Arrival of French Attache, greeted by Evershed.



    Guard of honour from HMS Caledonia.



    Arrival of Luce who meets French attache.



    Various shots of handing over: Lowering French colours and raising of White Ensign.



    French sailors: Naval chiefs salute.



    Close-up of Sultane sailors.



    Various shots of submarine after hand-over.



    Left to Right of naval chiefs - Luce, French Attache, French Consul General, Evershed.




    Initials S-D



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    Background: French Navy submarine Sultane - formerly HMS Statesman - was handed back to the Royal Navy in Rosyth Dockyard, Scotland, UK, Nov. 5, after eight years' loan.

    Among the guests at the handing over ceremony were Vice Admiral Jo Luce, Flag Officer, Scotland; Rear Admiral V. Marchal, French Naval Attache; the French Consul General; and Rear Admiral W. Evershed, Admiral Superintendent of the Dockyard.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACCY5YLUTWKFB2R656TRE6UYN3
    Media URN:
    VLVACCY5YLUTWKFB2R656TRE6UYN3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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