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Other titles:MISCELLANEOUS OLD ADMIRALTY BUILDING TAPES [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Coverage of sinkex (sinking exercise) using a Mark 24 'Tigerfish' torpedo.
Description: The Mark 24 'Tigerfish' torpedo is lifted by crane onto submarine and is loaded into torpedo tube below deck. Brief shot of a missile in the water. Aerial views of target ship (decommissioned frigate HMS Lowestoft) being blasted: she splits in two and sinks.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Marconi Underwater Systems Publicity Department (Production sponsor)
Royal Navy (Production company)
Royal Air Force (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: VHS
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 30; Running time: 4 mins 50 secs
Notes: Summary: photography noted as being by "the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force" - the original footage is not held by IWM..