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Title:C-IN-C MEDITERRANEAN VISITS ISTANBUL [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1433
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Coverage of the visit of C-in-C Mediterranean to Istanbul, 27th July 1953.
Description: (Part 1) HMS Glasgow at Istanbul. Dignitaries seen arriving/departing and speaking/shaking hands with Admiral Mountbatten include: Admiral Bozkurt (C-in-C Turkish Fleet); Admiral Koral (Flag Officer Sea of Marmara and Straits); the British Consul-General Mr Potts and Ambassador Sir Knox Helm; General Borancel (First Army Inspector) and General Erkman; HE the Vali of Istanbul; Mr Jha (Indian Ambassador); Rear-Admiral Norris (FO Flotillas, Med); Vice-Admiral Davis (FO Second-in-Command, Med); Admiral Altincan (Commander of Turkish Naval Forces).
(Part 2) Beating the Retreat by massed RM bands of Mediterranean Command.
(Part 3) Ships of the Med Fleet (HMS Manxman, HMNZS Black Prince, HMS Theseus) leave harbour; shots of Istanbul and of fleet.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Altincan (Admiral) (person)
Borancel (General) (person)
Bozkurt, K (person)
Davis, William W (person)
Erkman (General) (person)
Helm, Knox (person)
Istanbul, Vali of (person)
Jha (Mr) (person)
Koral (Admiral) (person)
Mountbatten, Louis (Earl) (person)
Norris, Charles Fred Wivell (person)
Potts (Mr) (person)
Royal Navy, Royal Marines (regiment/service)
Royal New Zealand Navy & Black Prince (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, GLASGOW (HMS), light cruiser (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Manxman (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Theseus (regiment/service)
Keywords: ships, British naval - cruiser: Glasgow (object name)
ships, British naval - aircraft carrier, light: Theseus (object name)
ships, British naval - minelayer, ocean: Manxman (object name)
ships, New Zealand naval - : Black Prince (object name)
ceremonies, British - customary: beating the retreat (object name)
delegations, British international - military (object name)
operations, British naval - routine (object name)
Turkey & Istanbul (geography)
Notes: Summary: film has not been viewed - information is taken from CNI records.