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Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The visit of HMS Superb to Seattle, August 1955.
Description: (Reel 1) Entering Seattle: 4-inch guns fire national salute (US flag flying at the Main), shore batteries return salute. Long shot of pier with US Navy band. Civic welcoming committee - Sea Fair Neptune and Princesses.
(Reel 2) Civic Welcoming Committee: Mayor broadcasts welcome to HMS Superb and Rear-Admiral Bledsoe (FO 13th Naval District) welcomes Superb. Commodore D H C Fuller comes alongside ship. White Ensign is carried ashore alongside the Colours carried by US Marines.
(Reel 3) Rear-Admiral Bledsoe, Vice-Admiral Sir John Stevens and Commodore D H C Fuller go ashore to receive welcome address by May and Sea Fair Committee; Vice-Admiral Stevens and Commodore Fuller receive addresses of welcome.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Bledsoe, Albert M (Rear-Admiral) (person)
Fuller, D H C (person)
Seattle, Mayor of (person)
Stevens, John F (person)
Royal Navy, Superb (regiment/service)
United States Navy (regiment/service)
Keywords: ships, British naval - cruiser: Superb (object name)
ceremonies, United States - event-related (object name)
delegations, British international - goodwill (object name)
USA & Seattle, WA (geography)
Notes: Summary: film has not been viewed - information is taken from CNI series records.