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Title:ITALIAN SUBMARINES AND BATTLESHIP CAIO DUILIO AT MALTA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 567
Other titles:MEDITERRANEAN OPERATIONS OF THE ROYAL NAVY [Allocated Series Title]
Description: Cameracraft crosses bows of anchored Italian submarine and passes down starboard side to give CU of the conning tower - it is a Flutto Class boat, probably Vortice or Marea. MS off the submarine's starboard quarter with battleship Caio Duilio in starboard profile in the background. LA.MS off port quarter of the battleship. Camera crosses left to right beneath bows of an Acciaio Class submarine (Nichelio ?). CU as camera passes down port side of the Flutto Class boat. A small skiff has come alongside the Acciaio Class boat - CU of the conning tower shows the submarine's dragon badge and a kill score of one downed Lightning, one Beaufighter, and 60,000 tons of shipping. Final LA.CU as camera passes close to port bow of Caio Duilio - two sailors sit on the flukes of the anchor which is hanging a'cockbill.
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Italian Royal Navy, Caio Duilio (regiment/service)
Keywords: ships, Italian naval - battleship: Caio Duilio (object name)
ships, Italian naval - submarine: Flutto Class (object name)
ships, Italian naval - submarine: Acciaio Class (object name)