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Title:DUTIES OF A LOOKOUT (RUSHES 4) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 905
Summary: Unedited scenes of Ton Class minesweepers
Description: I. MLS off port bow of HMS Beachampton underway at sea. CU of a lookout on the bridge, scanning with naked eye and then with binoculars.
II. Sequence showing three Ton Class minesweepers leaving harbour in line astern - HMS Beachampton (M.1107), HMS Laleston (M.1158) and HMS Bossington (M.1133). Small motor launch holds station on the starboard bow of Beachampton. HMS Hermes visible in XLS background.
III. MS of seamen lined up on the cable deck, standing at ease with their backs to the camera. Cameraship passes HMS Laleston secured alongside. Crewmen come to attention as the cameraship passes HMS Vernon.
IV. MSs of periscope feather, and radio aerial cutting surface of the sea. Various shots of HMS Artful (S.96), surfacing and underway in a calm sea.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
AP Films (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Navy, BEACHAMPTON (HMS), minesweeper (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Laleston (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, BOSSINGTON (HMS), minesweeper (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, ARTFUL (HMS) (regiment/service)
Keywords: ships, British naval - submarine: Artful (S.96) (object name)
ships, British naval - minesweeper: Beachampton (M.1107) (object name)
ships, British naval - minesweeper: Laleston (M.1158) (object name)
ships, British naval - minesweeper: Bossington (M.1133) (object name)
ceremonies, British naval - customary: manning ship (object name)