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Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEO COLLECTION FROM NORTHWOOD [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Compilation of unclassified shots on board the Trident submarine HMS Vanguard
Description: I. Aerial shots of HMS Vanguard sailing off the coast of Scotland.
II. On-board shot shows Officer-on-Watch at top of conning tower. He goes below deck. Interior view shows hatch being closed and officer descending the ladder into the submarine. In the bridge communications room, he makes a report to the captain.
III. Interior scenes during dive.
IV. Mess facilities: junior rates enjoy meal. Bar is also shown. Officer's mess. Small NAAFI shop selling chocolate bars and sweets.
V. Captain in cabin, typing on laptop computer (possibly working on log).
VI. Engine control room. Pressurised bulkhead doors are opened and closed
VII. Missile command room: action stations for missile drill. Crewmen at consoles. Checks below deck (possibly missile tubes).
VIII. Rating cleans ship's name (in plated letters on the wall).
IX. Captain initiates surfacing drill. Navigators update charts.
X. Captain and officers at top of conning tower.
XI. Shot's of HMS Vanguard's wake.
XII. Trial firing of a Trident missile.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations (Navy) (Production company)
Giles, Roger (Production individual)
Wellings, Paul (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: None
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: Beta-SP
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 30; Running time: 26 mins 52 secs
Notes: Summary: note on box says "Footage cleared for Media Use by MOD. Supplied by DPR(N) Film and Photographic contains new unused footage of HMS Vanguard, 20 October 1994. Unclassified". Shot by Roger Giles, except for Trident missile firing which was shot by cameraman Paul Wellings.