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Title:HMS AURORA DELIVERS SUPPLIES TO KASTELORIZO [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 466
Other titles:MEDITERRANEAN OPERATIONS OF THE ROYAL NAVY [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: HMS Aurora ferries supplies to RAF base at Kastelorizo.
Description: The cameraship HMS Aurora nears Kastelorizo, which lies under low cumulus clouds. A lookout scans the skies with binoculars while ship's officers regard the approaching island. Aurora rounds a headland to enter a small bay. A Sunderland flying boat taxies across the bay and passes close to the cameraship - one of the aircraft's crew stands on top of the hull to get a better view of Aurora. Crewmen shift ammunition boxes onto a roller conveyor to be moved to the waist where a RAF GS pinnace M.91 has come alongside. The supplies are transferred, including a number of fresh loaves, and the launch makes off. Camouflaged Elco motor torpedo boat MTB 307 approaches the ship. XLS of an aircraft (Beaufighter ?) flying across white cloud bank. LSs from Aurora's quarterdeck as the cruiser withdraws. LA shots of 4x2-pounder and twin 4-inch barrels silhouetted against the white cloud.