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Title:ADMIRAL FECHTELER VISITS MALTA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1447
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Admiral W N Fechteler USN visits Malta, November 26 1953.
Description: Admiral Fechteler emerges from Skymaster to be welcomed by Admiral and Lady Mountbatten. He takes salute and inspects Guard of Honour, accompanied by Captain Smeeton (CO, RNAS Hal Far); introductions to Deputy Chiefs, NATO. RNAS Hal Far; Band and Guard march past. Fechteler and Mountbatten leave by car. Admiral Fechteler visits RN HQ, Lascaris, and HAFMED, Floriana; he takes salute and inspects Guard of Honour before departing at Luqa airport. Admiral and lady Mountbatten and senior officers say goodbye to Admiral Fechteler, his wife and daughter.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Fechteler, W M (person)
Fechteler (Mrs) (person)
Fechteler (Miss) (person)
Mountbatten, Louis (Earl) (person)
Mountbatten, Edwina (Countess) (person)
Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm (regiment/service)
United States Navy (regiment/service)
Keywords: aircraft, United States - transport: Douglas Skymaster (object name)
delegations, United States international - military (object name)
operations, British naval - routine (object name)
Malta & Floriana <HAFMED headquarters> (geography)
Malta & Lascaris <RN headquarters> (geography)
Malta & Luqa <airport> (geography)
Malta & Hal Far <RNAS Station> (geography)
Notes: Summary: film has not been viewed - information is taken from CNI records.