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Summary: Compilation without narration showing the Trident nuclear submarine HMS Vanguard at the VSEL Yard at Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
Description: I. "INSIDE THE DEVONSHIRE SHED DURING BUILDING." Shots from various angles of HMS Vanguard under construction, covered in scaffolding.
II. "THE ROLL-OUT." Roll-out ceremony with the Secretary of State for Defence Tom King: Vanguard is rolled out of the Devonshire Shed to the strains of "Also Sprach Zarathustra". Views of Vanguard in dock; brief shot of inspection using remote-controlled submersible camera.
III. "MISSILE LOADING." Shots of missiles arriving on low loader; the missiles are prepared and monoeuvred into position using a giant floating crane.
IV. "INSIDE VANGUARD." Interior views of the submarine while still under construction; wires and machine tools are everywhere.
Production Country: GB
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: U-matic
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 20; Running time: 10 mins