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Other titles:SCENES IN THE CONTROL ROOM OF HMS GRAMPUS [Alternative Title]
Summary: Control room scenes on board the submarine HMS Grampus (allegedly in Scottish waters, although all scenes are interior shots).
Description: I. Interior of the control room on HMS Grampus. CUs of the captain at the periscope - hoist operator and panel watchkeeper in frame at the end of the sequence. Captain at the chart table - he removes binoculars from around his neck and moves to the periscope. MS-CU as the captain moves from time bearing plot to the periscope for a 360 degree scan - he speaks into the intercom and puts on headphones. Captain at the attack periscope with periscope reader - ASCO, submarine torpedo data computer, ChEA and plotter in the background - captain scans and down periscope. Captain stands looking at his watch, timing the run of his torpedoes, and then up periscope and hold - he smiles slightly.
II. Chart table. MCU of the captain and navigating officer at chart table - OOW enters and is given his orders - the captain retires. CU of the chart table - captain plots a course parallel to the Scottish coast. Final shots show NO at chart table.