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Title:HMS ENDURANCE IN THE ANTARCTIC, JANUARY 1994 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6846
Summary: Activities of the Antarctic Patrol Ship HMS Endurance on duty in January 1994.
Description: (Tape 1) Helicopter winching operations on board HMS Endurance. (28/12/1993)
(Tape 2) Helicopter deck landings on board Endurance off Signy Island in the South Orkneys, Antarctica.
(Tape 3) Endurance in the South Orkneys. Helicopters land on and off. Aerial views of Coronation Island with its glacier, and of Endurance off Signy Island. (10/1/1994)
(Tape 4) HMS Endurance off Signy Island in the South Orkneys, including helicopter landing on, weighing of anchor and C130 Hercules aircraft making a mail drop.
(Tape 5) Interview with the CO on board (Coronation Island in the background). Shots of passing ice floes with seals. Ice breaking off the bow in the Weddell Sea. Sunset over ice floes.
(Tape 6) Visit to the SANAE (South African National Antarctic Expedition) base at Vesleskarvet, Antarctica. (18/1/1994)
(Tape 7) HMS Endurance off the Halley ice shelf.
(Tape 8) Views on board as Endurance as she passes through the ice; two petrels can be seen on an ice floe. Ice breaks against the bow.
(Tapes 9 and 10) HMS Endurance with the British Antarctic Survey vessel RRS Bransfield in the Weddell Sea.
(Tape 11) The setting up of a fuel installation on the ice shelf nicknamed "Bedlam" (Bransfield/Endurance Depot Laying And Movements) with the British Antarctic Survey vessel RRS Bransfield: fuel is brought in by helicopter; Twin Otter aircraft is also seen refuelling.
(Tape 12) The British Antarctic Survey vessel RRS Bransfield in the ice. Emperor penguins can be seen. Crewmen play rugby on the ice floe.
Production Country: GB
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: None
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: U-matic
Number of items/reels/tapes: 12