IWM Film website upgrade: self-selection and authorised download of HD clips. More info
By continuing to use this site without changing your cookie settings,
and for us to access our cookies on your device.
Title:HMS MANCHESTER SHOCK TRIAL [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 2447
Other titles:NAVAL WEAPONS TRIALS [Alternative Title]
Summary: Series of unedited rushes filmed during explosive shock trials administered to Type 42 destroyer «HMS Manchester» (D.95) in September 1984. The series comprises footage filmed using different cameras at different locations and follows all aspects of preparing the vessel and crew for the tests, preparing the depth charges and the test itself. The trials took place off the coast of Southern England, around Portland.