HMAS Sydney returns from Vietnam

Accession Number F10748
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 42 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 16mm/b&w/silent
Maker RAN Public Relations
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Potts Point, Garden Island
Access Open
Conflict Period 1970-1979
Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

High angle view of HMAS Sydney's flight deck showing the ships band in dress uniform. Sydney approaching wharf. Troops returning from Vietnam manning sides of the deck as Sydney approaches the wharf. Returned troops in street march led by RAN band. Crowds lining the street to welcome back the troops. Troops marching through ticker tape. A welcome home banner is held up 'Welcome home we're proud of you.' Various shots of the crowd and dignitaries. Close up of sign for HMA Naval Dockyard Garden Island. Sydney towed to home port by a tug boat. Families waiting on the wharf. Sailors secure ropes to capstans. Close up of Military Police Corporal's MP badge. Various shots of HMAS Sydney taken from the wharf. Sailors and civilians disembarking down gangway. Sailors greeted on the wharf by their families.

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