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Title:BRITISH SATELLITE NEWS STORY: HMS HERALD [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6501
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Edited British Satellite News (BSN) item about the survey ship HMS Herald.
Description: Shots of HMS Herald (bridge, galley, computer work, laying of probe for surveying purposes). Interviews with crew members about the work of Herald: surveying, oceanography, charting work. Traditional port drinking ceremony in the Chart Room marking the end of the current project. Herald returns to Portsmouth - family reunions. (Abrupt end.)
Production Details: British Satellite News (Production company)
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: 6 mins 50 secs
Notes: Summary: there is no voiceover narration, but the captain discusses the work undertaken on "HMS Herald's" deployment. Date of broadcast not given, but a shot of a navigational chart being printed gives the date "29 March 1993".