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Summary: Miscellaneous unedited naval material, rushes from several Admiralty film productions; contains eight episodes.
Description: I. Various shots of a torpedo's warhead, raised by crane from a lighter to deck of HMS Superb (Swiftsure Class Cruiser).
II. An officer inspects the magazine with a rating who picks up loose cartridges from the floor. Junior ratings in a magazine receive and stow 6-inch shells.
III. Ground to air long shot of four Hawker Sea Furies in formation.
IV. A Hawker Sea Fury lands on an aircraft carrier (several takes). A Sea Fury flies from sea to coastal town (air to air shot). Medium close-up of Sea Fury at 20 ft.
V. A Gloster Meteor is on the tarmac. A rating plus two WRNS wheel 34-gallon foam extinguisher into position. (Several takes).
VI. HMS Swiftsure in calm sea. Various aerial shots.
VII. On the gates of HMS Collingwood in Fareham, the Corporal of the Guard relieves the sentry. Close-up of figurehead of HMS Vernon - a rating passes.
VIII. Aerial shot of farmland. Long shot of farmhouse as shells explode around it (taken from bombardment observation position).
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 819 ft; Running time: 9 mins
Notes: Remarks: sequences I to II belong to project A540 "Care of Explosives", III and IV to A528 "Flight Deck Machinery", V to A535 "Aircraft Refuelling", VI and VIII to A496 "Naval Bombardment" and VII to A516 "Duties of Sentries".