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Title:HMS RICHMOND VISIT TO VLADIVOSTOK [Main Title]
Film Number:ADM 6599
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Edited highlights, without commentary, of the frigate HMS Richmond's visit to Vladivostok, Russia, June 1997, as part of the goodwill aspect of Exercise Ocean Wave.
Description: HMS Richmond sails into Vladivostok on misty day (20 June 1997) - dockside ceremony heralds her arrival in Vladivostok, Russia. (Russian frigate Admiral Winogradov is berthed nearby.) Captain meets with senior Russian Navy officers (conversing through interpreters). Wreathlaying at the War Memorial and Submarine Museum. Civilians visit HMS Richmond and are greeted by the crew. Scenes from a concert by the Pacific Fleet Ensemble. Russian Navy rating from HMS Richmond in Vladivostok, Russia. Crewmen visit canal (?) Vladivostok railway station. Interviews with Commander Elliot Seatherton (Captain of HMS Richmond) and Admiral Sir Peter Abbot (Commander-in-Chief Fleet). Brief shots of final farewell ceremonies.