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Title:GAUMONT BRITISH NEWS ITEM: BACK HOME WITH THE "JOLLY ROGER" [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 520
Other titles:HMS SAFARI RETURNS TO PORTSMOUTH [Alternative Title]
Summary: Newsreel item showing the return to Portsmouth of HMS Safari.
Description: HA.MS from ship at anchor as HMS Safari rounds starboard quarter; men crowd the rail to watch the submarine pass - in background an auxiliary coastal AA vessel lies alongside with Fairmile 'B' rescue launch. LA.MS of submarine's skull and cross-bones missions flag flying above ensign Safari is cheered as she passes. End shot of crew with Commander Ben Bryant, Safari's original commanding officer and her present captain, Lieutenant R B. Larkin - they pose with the missions flag which bears emblems symbolising gun actions, ships sunk, cloak and dagger operations and a lighthouse which represents Safari's rôle as beacon submarine of TF 86 in the Sicilian landings.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Gaumont British (Production company)
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Keywords: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK (geography)