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Title:LORD ALEXANDER VISITS HMS BELFAST IN KOREA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1391
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - KOREA [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The Minister of Defence, Lord Alexander, on board the cruiser HMS Belfast in Korean waters.
Description: Official launch approaches the cameraship, HMS Belfast. Lord Alexander, US General Van Fleet, and the Air Officer Commanding RAF-in-Korea diembark. The VIPs arrive on the quarterdeck; close-ups of Lord Alexander as he inspects Belfast's Royal Marine guard and talks with Rear-Admiral Scott-Moncrieff and the Captain of Belfast. On completion of inspection, Alexander addresses the ship's company from a position on top of Y turret. (the company includes detachments from HMS Amethyst and HMS Consort. The VIPs depart HMS Belfast (and set off to visit HMS Ocean).
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Alexander, Harold (1st Earl Alexander of Tunis) (person)
Scott-Moncrieff, Alan Kenneth (person)
Van Fleet (General) (person)
Royal Navy, BELFAST (HMS), cruiser (1938) (regiment/service)