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Title:PACIFIC ODYSSEY TRANS NORTH PACIFIC ROWING EXPEDITION 2001 [Main Title]
Film Number:ADM 6681
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 2000s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Brief, narrated account of the Pacific Odyssey Expedition, the attempt by Royal Marine Commandos Tim Welford and Dominic (Dom) Mee to row the North Pacific, unsupported, from West to East. All scenes were taken on board the boat "Crackers", including whales and turtles, and of the disastrous end of the expedition on 18 September ("Crackers" was upended and seriously damaged after being hit by a the tuna fishing boat "Judy S" 900 miles from the finishing point).
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations (Navy) Film and Photographic (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: Beta-SP
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 10; Running time: 3 mins
Notes: Summary: luckily, neither man was seriously injured in the collision, although Dom Mee was thrown into the water and Tim Welford was trapped on board "Crackers". The boat later split into two when a salvage attempt was made.
Technical: labelled "Master" and described as "Avi Edit, SP Dub".