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Other titles:BRITISH NAVAL OPERATIONS IN THE FAR EAST [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Strike against Car Nicobar Island on 17 October, 1944.
Description: MS from focsle deck to X turret of cameraship HMS Renown - men sit on mushroom top ventilators in the foreground - a fuel hose has been craned out to port and HMS Phoebe steams close alongside for replenishment. HA.MS to guns of A and B turrets traversed over the starboard beam - they fire three salvoes from single barrels. LS of distant coastline and smoke pall from the bombardment. MS off the port beam of HMS Quiberon (G.81). XLS of distant smoke pall and circling aircraft. Various LSs of carriers HMS Indomitable and Victorious and cruiser HMS Suffolk. Searchlight flashes signal from cameraship. Renown turns to starboard, followed by the two carriers, Indomitable leading Victorious. Sight taken with sextant. LS of Suffolk. Final sequence of dramatic cloud effects at sunset in the Bay of Bengal.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Navy, Renown (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, HMS PHOEBE, cruiser (1939) (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Suffolk (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Quiberon (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Indomitable (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Victorious (regiment/service)
Keywords: ships, British naval - aircraft carrier, fleet: Indomitable (object name)
ships, British naval - aircraft carrier, fleet: Victorious & [-] (object name)
ships, British naval - battleship: Renown (object name)
ships, British naval - cruiser: Phoebe (object name)
ships, British naval - cruiser: Suffolk (object name)
ships, British naval - destroyer: Quiberon (G.81) (object name)
Second World War & Operation Millet & 10/1944 (event)
Indian Ocean (geography)