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Title:LANDING BOAT NOMENCLATURE : the LCP(R) [Main Title]
Film Number:ADM 231
Other titles:AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE [Series Title]
Summary: A general introduction to the LCP(R) and its equipment.
Description: Reel One. Design and capabilities of the LCP(R). Dimensions, weight and draught. Crew. Peculiarities of the design: planing characteristics when empty, spoon bow, keel and skeg to prevent a grounded boat broaching, skeg and strut to protect the propeller, semi-tunnel stern to help reversed propeller wash away sand and make retraction easier. Armament of two .30 calibre machine guns. Controls. Stowage of gear. Bilge pumps and drains. Reel Two. Armoured bulkhead to protect engine. Troop spaces. Engine performance and characteristics. Tiller gear. Details of coaming, hand rails, side fenders, bow and stern lines, etc. "All of the fittings and equipment on these boats have a definite use. Learn to refer to them by their correct names ... and learn how to use them properly."
Production Country: United States of America
Production Details: United States Navy, Commander-in-Chief US Fleet (Production sponsor)
Audio Productions Ltd (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Keywords: ships, United States naval - amphibious: LCP[R] (object name)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 2
Footage: 1351 ft; Running time: 15 mins
Notes: Production company: made by Audio Productions under the supervision of the Bureau of Aeronautics. Technical assistance by the Amphibious Force Atlantic Fleet.