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Title:MEDITERRANEAN FLEET SAILS FROM MALTA FOR CORONATION REVIEW [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1423
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Ships of the Mediterranean Fleet leave Grand Harbour and submarines leave Msida Creek for the Coronation celebrations.
Description: Aerial view of the leading elements of the Mediterranean Fleet leaving Malta: the Colony Class light cruiser HMS Gambia is seen, followed by HMS Glasgow and HMS Manxman. Helicopter closes in on Glasgow. Various shots of the three ships at sea. T Class submarine passes. Aerial view of submarine depot ship HMS Forth at moorings in Malta; she has five submarines alongside to port. A launch circles across Forth’s bows. View of the sea through cockpit windows of a Westland Dragonfly helicopter; the pilot and part of the instrument console are in shot. Submarine flotilla leaves Malta.