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Title:TF 37 REPLENISHES DURING OPERATIONS IN JAPANESE WATERS - A RAINSTORM INTERVENES [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1759
Description: LSs around fleet replenishment point - Dido Class cruiser, escort carrier, and HMS King George V refuelling from a tanker all appear in shot - the sky is heavily overcast and a rainstorm moves in from the left to gradually obscure the whole scene. HA from island of escort carrier to two T Class destroyers alongside the cameraship - jackstay transfer of two gas cylinders is in progress with party on inhaul stretched out along the flight deck. Sequence showing the take off of two Seafires, followed by a TBD Avenger - a second Avenger straightens its wings ready for take off. Cut to a group of crewmen with buoyed end of a fuel line - it is streamed astern and a destroyer closes to pick it up. Final shots of T Class destroyers running abreast prior to jackstay transfer, and LS of fleet carrier in murky conditions.