King Amanullah and Queen Souriya visit various ships in Portsmouth, including HMS Victory.
Full titles read: 'Afghan King's day with Royal Navy - King Amanullah... during crowded day... visits "Nelson's Victory".'
L/S of King Amanullah and Queen Souriya of Afghanistan walking down the gangplank of HMS Victory, accompanied by members of their entourage.
Intertitle reads: "...enters Gun turret during visit to H.M.S. Tiger..."
High angle L/S of the group walking across the deck of HMS Tiger; other ships in Portsmouth harbour can be seen in the background. A man from the entourage climbs down into a gun turret (the King must be in there already!). M/S of the massive guns on the ship moving round. King Amanullah is seen climbing out of the turret as photographers snap away and a cameraman cranks his handle.
Intertitle reads: "...and enjoys thrill of underwater trip in L22."
M/S of the royal group on the upper deck of an L22 submarine; L/S of the submarine going past; M/S of King Amanullah looking through binoculars. L/S of the sub submerging.
Note: this is a yellow nitrate print, transferred as black and white.
Clip includes a young John Wallace Linton as a Sub-Lieutenant.