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Other titles:HMS PELLEW, MURRAY AND HMNZS OTAGO COOPERATE WITH HELICOPTERS FROM HMS HERMES [Alternative Title]
Summary: Unedited naval scenes.
Description: I. Aerial film of anti-submarine frigates and helicopters in cooperation. HMS Pellew (F.62) underway on slight-moderate sea. MSs of HMS Murray (F.91) steaming left to right - at the end of each shot, a Whirlwind helicopter flies across the foreground on a course parallel to the frigate. Whirlwind 331 hovers with transducer lowered - in the background, HMS Pellew is approaching. MLS and MS off the starboard bow of Pellew steaming at slow speed while a Whirlwind hovers nearby, transducer lowered.
II. Aerial LS off the starboard beam of HMNZS Otago (F.111) underway - the camera aircraft circles to show aircraft carrier holding station astern of the frigate.
III. Continuation of episode I. MS of hovering Whirlwind - HMS Pellew passes right to left in the background and fires Limbo anti-submarine mortar. Sequence showing Murray and Pellew underway - camera favours Murray, circling from starboard to the port quarter.
IV. Aerial MS from aircraft passing to starboard of HMS Hermes, underway in slight sea - helicopters are parked on her deck. Sequence showing HMNZS Otago underway.
V. Aerial LS-CU as two Whirlwind helicopters approach over the sea, passing to left and right of the camera, which pans to hold on the right hand aircraft. Final sequence - two Whirlwinds fly repeatedly, left to right through frame over choppy sea.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Technical and Scientific Films (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Navy, Pellew (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Murray (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Hermes (regiment/service)
Royal New Zealand Navy & Otago (regiment/service)
Keywords: ships, British naval - frigate: Pellew (F.62) (object name)
ships, British naval - frigate: Murray (F.91) (object name)
ships, New Zealand naval - frigate: Otago (F.111) (object name)
aircraft, British naval - helicopter: Westland Whirlwind (object name)
training, British naval - combat: anti-submarine (object name)
equipment, British naval - surveillance: asdic (object name)