Sailors in Japan

Accession Number F03015
Collection type Film
Measurement 18 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/b&w/silent
Maker RAN Public Relations
Place made Japan: Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan: Kanto, Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama, Japan: Tokyo
Date made 1968
Access Open
Conflict Period 1960-1969
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

A travelogue showing RAN sailors of HMAS Melbourne visiting some of the cities of modern Japan. Shows the arrival of HMAS Melbourne at Yokohama. HMAS Melbourne greeted by Japanese Self Defence Force Navy band and Japanese civilians. Tokyo street scenes. Camera follows three Australian sailors on leave. They meet up with two Japanese sailors and are shown around Tokyo. HMAS Melbourne at anchor Yokohama. Japanese band and Melbourne commander presented with flowers. Japanese farmers. River Class frigate HMAS Derwent visits Japan. Bell of Peace at Hiroshima. Saliroes from Derwent and Melbourne go sightseeing.

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