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Title:SCENES AT ROSYTH NAVAL BASE, SCOTLAND [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6834
Summary: Unedited scenes at Rosyth Naval Base.
Description: I. General views of the Ton Class minesweeper HMS Sheraton, both from quayside and from on board. Shots of other vessels docked nearby: Hunt Class minesweeper HMS Quorn (M41), the River Class minesweeper HMS Spey and various small craft.
II. Exterior of the building "Lochinvar", headquarters of the Commodore Minor War Vessels and Captain Fishery Protection.
III. Scenes on board RFA Argus. Seamen form a human chain to take small supplies (packs of soft drinks etc) below deck. Forklift truck moves a pallet containing hundreds of cans of Pepsi Cola. Shots from Argus onto quayside where a large crane lifts supplies onto the deck. Below deck, empty pallets are moved around by forklift truck; also shots of deck elevator. On bridge wing, the Commanding Officer speaks with his Executive Officer about the day's business (the scene is staged for the camera). Further shots of crane loading supplies.
Production Country: GB
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: None
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: U-matic
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 20; Running time: 20 mins (ca)