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Other titles:SCENES IN THE CONTROL ROOM OF HMS GRAMPUS [Alternative Title]
Summary: Unedited scenes in the control room of the submarine HMS Grampus.
Description: I. Torpedo Firing Panel. ChEA at panel speaks into a telephone. He fires four torpedoes.
II. General control room scenes. MS along the compartment - First Lieutenant, helmsman, telegraph and aft- planesman are present. CU as the Captain broadcasts over intercom. OOW reports to the Captain - helmsman in the background. OOW picks up microphone and broadcasts over the tannoy - telegraph in the background. CU of the helmsman - he is facing away from camera. MS of navigating officer, with planesman, helm and telegraph in positions - NO goes over to the chart table and uses the intercom.
III. Control room during attack approach. Attack team takes over from the watch. Captain and OOW take up stopwatches, and the Captain moves to the time bearing plot, plotter and ASCO. OOW moves to the local operations plot and plotter, and back to TB (Target Bearing) plot - Captain joins him at the end of the shot. MCU of OOW standing behind the aft-planesman, with panel watchkeeper in the background, as search periscope is manned and slowly scans - at the end of the reel the Officer of the Watch takes over the attack periscope.