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Summary: Scenes on board the aviation training ship RFA Argus in Portsmouth.
Description: I. Brief shot of communications lights on citadel.
II. Sea King helicopter lands on deck and is secured.
III. Food preparation in the galley.
IV. Fire exercise below deck: personnel (male and female) put on fire suits and breathing apparatus.
V. Forward planning, using wall-mounted charts of the various decks.
VI. Various shots of the exterior of FOSF building, including signs "Flag Office Surface Flotilla Commander Anti-Submarine Warfare" and "ACLANT COMSTRIKFOR" (NATO's Allied Command Atlantic, and Commander Striking and Support Forces Southern Europe).
VII. Shots of Portsmouth harbour and docks taken from the roof of the Semaphore Tower: Hunt Class minesweeper HMS Cattistock (M31) heads out to sea, the Antarctic Patrol Ship HMS Endurance in dock being resupplied (zoom in on Penguin motif on the funnel), panning shot of the fleet tanker RFA Olmeda (A124). Small freighter Split Two passes RFA Black Rover. Brief shot of camera crew on roof. Panning shot across to dockyard; masts of HMS Victory are visible.
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)