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: Launching of H.M.S. 'Exeter'

H.M. Dockyard , Devonport
Relayed to Daventry Experimental
Commentary by Commander STEPHEN KING.
HALL, R.N.
(Commentary also interspersed throughout)
The Manager of the Constructive Department and Staff make a final inspection of the launching arrangements
3.5 app. The Admiral-Superintendent escorts the FIRST SEA LORD OF THE ADMIRALTY and LADY MADDEN and the COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF to the launching platform, who will be received by GUARD OF HONOUR on arrival and departure
BAND of THE ROYAL NAVAL BARRACKS wiU play selections
3.10 Religious Service, conducted by the DOCK.
YARD CHAPLAIN. THE ROYAL NAVAL BARRACKS BAND will accompany the choir in the hymn Eternal Father, strong to save '
3-.20 Explanation to LADY MADDEN by Manager of the Constructive Department of the arrangements for launching the ship, and presentation of Casket containing hammer and chisel
BAND of THE DEVONPORT METROPOLITAN POLICE will play selections

Contributors

Unknown: H.M. Dockyard
Unknown: Stephen King.

: NAMING CEREMONY

A bottle of Colonial wine broken over the ship's bows by Lady Madden. LADY MADDEN cuts the cord which releases the dogshores and so launches the ship.
BAND will play ' Rule, Britannia ! ' as vessel moves off the slip
ADMIRAL-SUPERINTENDENT calls for three cheers for LADY MADDEN, who will then call for three cheers for the men who built the ship

Contributors

Unknown: Lady Madden

: The Children's Hour

EMPIRE WEEK
A Day in the Fairies' Empire, when we meet 'H.R.H. The Princess of all the Dragons' (Eileen Denton ), after which we give ' A Few
Words on Batting ' (Knight)

Contributors

Unknown: Eileen Denton








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