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Title:HMS BIRMINGHAM - CEREMONY OF THE KEYS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1567
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: "HMS Birmingham. Ceremony of the Keys at Gibraltar, December 1955." (Taken from CNI records.)
Description: HMS Birmingham enters Algiers firing national salute; returned by shore batteries. Admiral Sir Guy Grantham (CINCMED) and his staff on the bridge. View of Algiers with ratings in foreground. Vice-Admiral Auboyneau arrives on board and inspects Royal Marine Guard of Honour, followed by Generals Frandon (Commander 5th Air Force Region) and Lorillet (Commander 10th Military Region). The Prefect of Algiers, M Collaveri, is present. Members of the press arrive for conference with C-in-C Med.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Auboyneau, Philippe Marie Joseph Raymond (person)
Collaveri (M) (person)
Frandon (General) (person)
Lorillet (General) (person)
Royal Navy, Royal Marines (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, BIRMINGHAM (HMS), light cruiser (1936) (regiment/service)
Keywords: ships, British naval - cruiser: Birmingham (object name)
delegations, British international - goodwill (object name)
Algeria & Algiers (geography)
Notes: Summary: film has not been viewed - information is taken from CNI series records.