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Title:CARE OF EXPLOSIVES (RUSHES 2) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 790
Summary: Four unedited sequences, mainly onboard HMS Superb.
Description: I. Onboard HMS Superb (Swiftsure Class Cruiser): her twin 4-inch guns are loaded and then fired. Inside turret, loading cycles (without firing) are shown by gunners in firing gear.
II. Transfer of ammunition from lighter to HMS Superb. Shells are carried individually and a clumsy rating drops his. A derrick and whip are erected, chocks are undone to test valves and sprayers.
III. Various shots of HMS Superb leaving shore, aided by a tug. The crew stand to attention on the deck as a band plays.
IV. (Very dark.) Transfer of light ammunition from lighter to motor torpedo boat.