Queen arrives to see the crew of the "Magga Dan". Various shots on board, including Auster plane and stores. Various shots of the Queen and crew. Dr Vivian Fuchs and Captain Hans Petersen seen?
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The newly built Danish Polar ship Magga Dan, was seen before leaving London for the Antarctic. The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic expedition will attempt a two thousand mile trek across the South Pole under the command of Dr Vivian Fuchs. The Queen went aboard to wish the explorers "bon voyage".