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Title:THE AA DEFENCE OF HM SHIPS (RUSHES 3) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 828
Other titles:HMS EAGLE OPERATES ATTACKERS, SEA HORNETS, AND SKYRAIDERS [Alternative Title]
Summary: Unedited scenes onboard the flight deck of HMS Eagle.
Description: I. HA.MS from island, and LA.MS forward from port sponson, as six Supermarine Attackers land on HMS Eagle. LA sequence as Sea Hornet NF.21s take the wire, fold wings and taxi forward, followed by AEW Skyraiders. MS aft from the port side of the flight deck to the bridge - Sea Hornet 489 is towed past tail first by a small tractor.
II. LS over the barrels of twin 4.5-inch guns to HMS Apollo steaming left to right - Westland Dragonfly in the mid-distance. The helicopter approaches the carrier.
III. LA from the port side of the flight deck to the bridge - two Attackers are catapulted off. Skyraiders and Sea Hornets take off.