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Title:SCENES ON BOARD HMS INVINCIBLE, FEBRUARY 1985 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6923
Other titles:MISCELLANEOUS OLD ADMIRALTY BUILDING TAPES [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: General shots showing activities on board the aircraft carrier HMS Invincible (possibly off the coast of Norway).
Description: "Roll 1" Snow-covered flight deck - Sea King helicopters land. General views of the flight deck. Helicopters are secured onto the deck. "Roll 3" Further helicopter operations; Sea Harrier aircraft also seen (including take off). Raising of deck elevator. Distant shots of ship in mist. Sea Dart missile launch. More general views of deck during rough seas: flight deck and various structures shown, also a helicopter landing gingerly on the unstable deck. Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel alongside - helicopters with underslung loads. Bow in rough sea. Bridge scenes (quite dark) - Harriers visible through window on flight deck below. Helicopters flying over snow-covered mountains (Norway ?) - men can be seen walking across the snow and climbing a mountain.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Royal Navy (Production sponsor)
Directorate of Public Relations (Navy) Film and Photographic (Production company)
Antrobus, Stuart (Production individual)