Her Majesty the Queen journeys to Spithead of the coast of Portsmouth to review the fleet.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II reviews the fleet at Spithead off the coast of Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Various L/S's of the ships of fleet. SV. Pan Queen and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) boarding Surprise. GV. Queen's standard flying at masthead. SV. Queen and Duke greeting ship's captains. SCU. other officers being greeted. M/S Sir Winston Churchill boards Patricia. SCU. Sir Winston poses with Trinity House officers. CU. Churchill looking out to sea. CU. Mr. Attlee with naval officers. SCU. Earl Alexander (Viscount Harold Alexander, Conservative Defence Minister) talking to Trinity House officer.
SV. Pan Queen walking towards observation post. LV. Queen and Duke wave from Surprise. SCU. Queen and Duke waving to crowds on shore. M/S of Princess Margaret on Suprise. Various shots of the fleet firing gun in salute. CU. Queen looking through glasses. C/U Winston Churchill. M/S H.M.S. Vanguard flagship of the Home fleet.
C/U Duke salutes as Queen smiles. LV. U.S.S. Baltimore. SV. Russian Cruiser Svordlov. SV. Queen says something to Duke and laughs. CU. Queen and Duke waving. LV. Pan Queen and Duke pass aircraft carrier. Angle shot Queen waving. SV. Queen Mother chatting to Lady Mountbatten and Admiral McGrigger SV. Crew of H.M.S. St. Kitts cheering. Side view sailors board H.M.S. Glasgow waving.
LV. Pan Surprise approaching Italian training ship (Amerigo Vespucci) LV. Crew lining Italian ships yardarms. SV. Duchess of Kent and daughter Princess Alexandra watching from Surprise. SCU. Lord Mountbatten (Earl of Burma) looking out to sea. SV. Queen and other members of Royal family waving to Planes.Aircraft included in flypast include, Swordfish, Dragonfly helicopters, Firefly, Seafire, Skyraiders, Sea Fury, Sea Hornet, Avenger, Gannet, Vampire, Meteor, Attacker, and Sea Hawk. SV. Queen and Royal party watching fly past. SV. Royal party watching. Various shots of ships lit up at night time, fire works exploding.