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Title:SCENES ON BOARD HMS GRAFTON (DUBS FROM MINI-DV) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6696
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 2000s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Unedited footage on board HMS Grafton ca October/November 2003, originally shot on Mini-DV video format.
Description: (Tape 1) Numerous activities on board the Type 23 frigate HMS Grafton, including replenishment at sea, Lynx helicopter recovery and 30mm gun in action.
(Tape 2) Scenes include the aftermath of a drugs haul (drugs being brought aboard, suspects in custody, interview with captain etc) also ship at anchor, drugs destruction and religious service in hangar.
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations (Navy) Film and Photographic (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: None
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: Beta-SX
Number of items/reels/tapes: 3
Notes: Summary: see also ADM 6697 (speedboat rescue) and ADM 6698, which features separate edited coverage of a drugs bust by "HMS Grafton".
Technical: tapes labelled "Dub" 1 and 3 (suggesting Tape 2 is missing). Mini-DV original not held by IWM.