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Other titles:SURVIVAL (RUSHES 1) [Allocated Title]
Summary: Scenes of Asdic 164B/174 and of (staged ?) air-sea rescue.
Description: I. Asdic Control Room of anti-submarine frigate. General views and individual CUs of twin 164B/174 asdic sets - one operator has a seabird tattooed on each hand.
II. MS aft on first rate (limited conversion) frigate as Mk X mortars fire ahead over the bows. LA.MS as starboard mortar fires, cutting to MLS of pattern as it explodes ahead of the ship - the charges are on a shallow setting. Ship passes through the water disturbed by the explosions.
III. Sequence commencing with empty sea - a group of three men in lifejackets, drift in from the right - the central figure is unconscious and is towed by the other two. Final shot as rating and casualty are hauled through the water on a line. (1957)