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Title:BOATS AND BOATWORK (1942) (RUSHES 1) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 626
Summary: Fragments joined by spacer.
Description: I. Miscellaneous naval material. MS of Camper and Nicholson motor gun boat/motor torpedo boat LS pan across convoy. Small motor boat in port. Pan around anchorage showing minesweeper and tugs - oil storage tanks in the background. Dusk - aerial view of Short Sunderland over a convoy, MS along line of Fairey Barracudas preparing for take-off. Stern 3/4 MS of W Class destroyer, G.55 (HMS Longbow). Stern 3/4 MS of Hunt Class destroyer escort, L.85 (HMS Heythrop). Forward 3/4 MS of HMS Repulse in heavy weather - main armament is traversed to port and fires.
II. Rushes for the instructional film "Boats and Boatwork" - lowering and hoisting of a seaboat filmed from an A Class destroyer, H.12 (HMS Achates).
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Royal Navy Film Section (Production company)
Tennyson, Penrose1912-08-261941-07-10Eldest great-grandson of the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson (Production individual)