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Title:ADMIRAL THE EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA VISITS TITO AT BRIONI [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1392
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: President Tito visits the C-in-C Mediterranean onboard the cruiser HMS Glasgow during a visit to the port of Brioni, Yugoslavia.
Description: Vice-Admiral Manola, Deputy Commander of the Yugoslav Navy, is piped onboard HMS Glasgow where he is greeted by Mountbatten and Captain Holmes. The two Admirals pose together - HMS Surprise, the C-in-C's yacht, is visible anchored in the background. HA to Glasgow's launch as it is boarded by Mountbatten, his Chief of Staff Vice-Admiral Power, Vice-Admiral Manola, and HM Ambassador Sir Ivo Mallet. The quarterdeck of Glasgow, covered by a canvas awning, is decorated with flags - civilians (members of the press ?) look on from X gun deck, and wave cheerily to the camera. Tito's launch approaches Glasgow and the president is piped aboard - he is followed by Vice-Admiral Manola. Accompanied by Mountbatten and Major J Wright RM, Tito inspects the honour guard. Captain Holmes introduces his officers. The President is honoured by a marchpast of the crew.