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Title:HMS OCEAN "LOCAL BOYS AND GIRLS" STORIES [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6742
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 2000s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Informal interviews (for possible use in local television items) with members of the crew of HMS Ocean.
Description: Opening aerial views of HMS Ocean (L12) and the fleet stores ship RFA Fort Austin (A386). General views of life on board "Ocean": bridge, equipment maintenance, ops room galley. Interviewees include: Cathleen "Cat" Whitehead (Ops Room); Joe Wilkie, Mechanic from Newcastle; Phil "Larry" Lamb (a Scot based in Plymouth); CPO Nicholas Oldham (ops officer from Plymouth); Paul Thomas from Maesteg is South Wales, a member of the Intelligence Team; Nick Stephens from Portsmouth (radar specialist); Carl Phipps from Plymouth, working in the engine room; OM Scott Eastwood, electrical warfare specialist; WREN Laura Moon from Torpoint in Cornwall, a writer in the Captain's Office; Leading Seaman Stuart Johnston from Taunton; and Cook Peter May from Plympton.