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Title:HMS HERMIONE IN THE GULF, DECEMBER 1991 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6486
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Activities on board the Leander Class frigate HMS Hermione (F58) in the Persian Gulf, 8 to 12 December 1991.
Description: (Tape 1) Activity on the flight deck, including shots of Marisat satellite antenna radome. PT on deck. Aerial shots. (8 and 9 December)
(Tape 2) Aerial shots of HMS Hermione, also shots of the Type 22 destroyer HMS Birmingham (D86). (9 December)
(Tape 3) Scenes include towing exercise (from HMS Birmingham), guns live firing, bridge scenes, aerial shots from helicopter. (9 December)
(Tape 4) Interviews and messages home (for local news programmes) from numerous crew members- Chief Weapons Electrical Artificer Richard Morris, Petty Officer Sonar Danny Manners, Michael Cook (NAAFI), Leading Seaman Wayne Parry, Leading Weapons Electrical Mechanic Bob Bell, Chief Yoeman Ray Lilley, Able Seaman Radar Jason Marsh, Leading Cook Bert Gibbons, Writer Phil Dash, Writer John Keeper, Apprentice Andy Forrester, Weapons Engineer Mechanic Mark Vassey, Weapons Engineer Mechanic (Ordnance) Jeremy Hazelwood, Charge Chief Weapons Electrical Artificer Mick Dutton, Petty Officer Steve berry, Petty Officer Weapons Electrical Artificer David Watkinson, Chief Robert Crosby. Also shots of fast boats and Radio Operator Dave Freeman. (10 and 11 December)