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Title:HMS BULWARK PASSES THROUGH THE SUEZ CANAL [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1870
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Uninteresting film showing HMS Bulwark in Port Said and the Suez Canal.
Description: LSs over the desert terrain surrounding the canal. Bulwark has Sea Venoms and Sea Hawks parked on deck with canvas covers protecting the cockpits. LS of a passing Italian Airone Class corvette. Sequence showing Bulwark's entry into Port Said and shots of the harbour buildings and oil storage facilities.
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 400 ft; Running time: 4 mins
Notes: Summary: this was HMS Bulwark's first use of the Canal since her participation in Operation Musketeer in 1956. Despite the order of events on film, she was passing from the Mediterranean into the Red Sea, on passage to the Far East