National Geographic : 1957 Nov
620 Unique Naval Event: An Admiral of the Fleet Sails His Hosts Ashore A small-boat enthusiast from boyhood, Prince Philip gladly took the longboat's tiller and ferried the Tristan da Cunha welcoming party from Britannia to the island. Administrator P. R. Forsyth Thompson sits on the right. 4' Twin babies and assorted youngsters on Tristan da Cunha pose for posterity and a chance to tell their children in turn: "The Prince? Why, I was standing right next to him!"