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  • Short Summary

    Princess Margaret visits Portsmouth and Sea Ranger's training ship.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Princess Margaret visits Portsmouth and the training ship "Foudroyant", Hampshire.

    L/S HMS Victory. Princess Margaret's car arrives and she is greeted by Royal Navy officer - commander-in-chief of Portsmouth. Various shots Princess Margaret inspecting guard of honour, she then boards the Victory. M/S crowd spectators on quayside, pan to ship.

    L/S training ship, HMS Foudroyant. M/S group of female Sea Rangers holding cake in shape of boat. L/S Margaret being rowed across harbour towards ship. Margaret then boards training ship and then meets the cadets. M/S girl cadets looking at Royal Standard (Princess Margaret's standards). Various shots girl cadets getting into rowing boats and setting off across sea. C/U cadets. L/S Margaret watching the cadets rowing from ship. Various shots cadets rowing. Various shots of girl cadets boarding ship, they salute the camera. C/U signal flags - according to dope sheet the flag signal means "Remember Nelson".

    Date given on old record is 20/05/1950.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:05:00 / 01:11:03:00
    UN 2263 D

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