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Title:COMMISSIONING CEREMONY OF THE US NAVY GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER USS WINSTON S CHURCHILL, NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, 10 MARCH 2001 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6677
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 2000s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Rough edit of scenes from USS Winston S Churchill's commissioning.
Description: The frigate HMS Sheffield (F96) pulls into dock. Interview with US Navy Commander Franklin and others. Band ceremony in courtyard (evening ?). Quayside commissioning ceremony for USS Winston S Churchill: VIPs arrive including Winston S Churchill (grandson of Sir Winston). Speeches and ceremonial. Interview to camera with First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Nigel Essenhigh.