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Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Miscellaneous unedited scenes on board the Type 42 destroyer "HMS Exeter."
Description: (Tape 1) Scenes shot on 6 September 1999.
(Tape 2) HMS Exeter: Captain doing his upper deck rounds, clubs and sports, Wren writer in the ship's office.
(Tape 3) HMS Exeter prior to sailing.
(Tape 4) HMS Exeter leaving Portsmouth for the final time of the Millennium, on 13 September 1999. Filmed from Fort Blockhouse.
(Tape 5) Further shots of the ship departing, filmed from different camera position.
(Tape 6) Footage of the crowd gathered on the Round Tower waving goodbye and of HMS Exeter as it passes. (3 mins)
(Tape 7) HMS Exeter as it passes from sight into the English Channel, with clips of various ships moving around the harbour and general views. (19 mins)
Technical Details: Format: Beta-SP
Number of items/reels/tapes: 7
Footage: 30; Running time: 170 mins (ca)
Notes: Summary: miscellaneous tapes showing "HMS Exeter"; only the first tape is dated. Second tape has an older-style RN tape number label (0510) and therefore may have been shot before September 1999.