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HNL 1010 - Cavalcade of Australia (Can10) American Fleet Visits Sydney

Visit American Fleet with USS California warship in the lead, crowds watch as warships enter harbour, cars and flags on foreshore, gun salute from Battleship. Aerials of harbour suburbs and many boats welcoming fleet. Admiral Robison disembarking, official motorcade, huge crowds on wharf to visit American fleet. Lighthouse at entrance of Port Phillip Bay. Seaplane being hoisted onto warship. Marble Head destroyer, Fleet Secretary, Major C W C Marr, Admiral Coontz paying official visit to Governor-General of Australia, Lord Forster at Federal Government House and inspecting troops, American sailors at billeted accommodation and enjoying recreation leave . Official dinner at in Queen's Hall Federal Parliament House, Melbourne. (1920 to 1925)
Access No. 42134 | 9 mins 2 secs | 1920s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Navy official smoking cigar. Official motorcade. American sailors amongst crowds lining streets and waving flags. Posing with women in crowd. Sailors at picnic with local women and dancing on the pier at St Kilda baths. Sailor kissing woman(1925)
Access No. 145167 | 2 mins 28 secs | 1920s | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |