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Title:KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN VISITS C-IN-C MEDITERRANEAN [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1444
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: King Hussein of Jordan visits C-in-C Med at Aqaba.
Description: HRH King Hussein of Jordan arrives onboard HMS Glasgow for a short visit to watch manoeuvres at sea. He is greeted by Admiral Mountbatten who introduces the Captain and Commander. After inspecting the Royal Guard of Honour, King Hussein tours ship including mess decks, boatdeck and bridge. (NB no interior shots.) HRH enters 6-inch gun turret with Admiral Mountbatten and stays while they are fired, then retires to bridge to watch guns firing again (this sequence shot from HMS Surprise). HRH transfers from Glasgow to Surprise by jackstay, bidding farewell to Admiral Mountbatten and taking the salute before leaving.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Hussein ibn Talal, King of Jordan (person)
Mountbatten, Louis (Earl) (person)
Royal Navy, Surprise (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, GLASGOW (HMS), light cruiser (regiment/service)
Keywords: ships, British naval - communications: Surprise (object name)
ships, British naval - cruiser: Glasgow (object name)
delegations, Jordanian international - state (object name)
operations, British naval - routine (object name)
Jordan & Aqaba (geography)
Notes: Summary: film has not been viewed - information is taken from CNI records.