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Title:ON BOARD AN AIRCRAFT CARRIER 6 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 617
Summary: Fragments of film joined by spacer.
Description: MS profile of Queen Elizabeth Class battleship. LS of smoke pall on the horizon. 'C' Class cruiser (Capetown group). U-boat (Type VIIA?) running trimmed down. Various 3/4 Mss showing the approach of HMS Test (K. 239). MS along deck of Illustrious Class aircraft carrier - a Seafire warms up. MS of escorting destroyer (W Class). Seafire is manhandled. Seafires flown off. In port - MS profile of Maidstone Class depot ship - pan around anchorage. At sea - Seafire and Martlets. Wellington goes over. MS as Seafire lands, second overshoots, a third lands and is secured. MS of Hunt Class destroyer escort, L.70 (HMS Farndale). MCU, Seafire MB.345. Staged sequences showing a Seafire receiving a new aircrew. Seafire is replenished with fuel and ammunition - pom-pom in background begins firing. MCU of forward turrets, bridge and RDF array of Colony Class light cruiser - turrets traverse and fire. LS as Seafires go over in V- formations. LS as Short Sunderland touches down.