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Title:HMS OCEAN LEAVES MALTA, 5 APRIL 1952 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1382
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - KOREA [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: HMS Ocean sets sail from Grand Harbour, Malta, en route for Korea.
Description: MS off the starboard quarter of HMS Ocean in Grand Harbour - crew man the side as the ship departs. Carrier passes the mole where the camera is situated - Sea Furies and Fireflies parked on deck - sea calm - crew give three rousing cheers - ship is accompanied by Admiral's and Queen's Harbour Master's barges. Two aircraft fly right to left past the carrier, towing target drogues - camera holding on Ocean's starboard quarter as she makes away. The barges return to Grand Harbour. MS off starboard beam of escorting destroyer HMS St Kitts (D.18). Final shot of Ocean as she works up steam.