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Description: (Tape 1) Scenes at the VSEL shipyard (Devonshire Dock) at Barrow-in-Furness, focusing on the Trident missile submarine HMS Vanguard, including detailed sequences of Trident missile being prepared and loaded.
(Tape 2) Further scenes at Devonshire Dock; HMS Vanguard having Trident missiles loaded. Interview with Charge Chief Graham Baines.
(Tape 3) Trident missile arrives at VSEL by low loader; it is lifted off by crane, top plates are removed and the head is attached.
(Tape 4) Scenes at Devonshire Dock, housing HMS Vanguard.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Harding, T (Production individual)
Cowpe, Paul (Production individual)
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: 4
Footage: 60 + 30 + 10; Running time: 90 mins (ca)
Notes: Technical: labelled "Dub" (originals - possibly Beta-SP tapes - are not currently held by IWM).