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Other titles:MISCELLANEOUS OLD ADMIRALTY BUILDING TAPES [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The Leander Class Frigate HMS Minerva (F45) on exercises off the coast of Italy, November 1991.
Description: (Tape 1) (i) Aerial shots of HMS Minerva leaving Bari, Italy, for naval manoeuvres. (ii) Weapons mechanics practice loading of 3-inch rocket. (iii) Gunex (gunnery exercise) with both GPMG and 20mm gun. (iv) Photex (photographic exercise) taken from Lynx helicopter off the Italian coast.
(Tape 2) (i) Photex of HMS Minerva from Lynx helicopter (continued from previous tape). (ii) Captain on the ship's bridge as Minerva re-enters Bari.
(Tape 3) (i) Shots below deck showing men in anti-flash gear during simulated action stations (despite the "crisis", one crewman casually waves to the camera). (ii) Brief deck scenes - Lynx helicopter takes off. (iii) Scenes in Operations Room.
Production Date:1991-11 1991-12
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Royal Navy (Production sponsor)
Directorate of Public Relations (Navy) Film and Photographic (Production company)
Wellings, Paul (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: None
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: Beta-SP
Number of items/reels/tapes: 3
Footage: 20; Running time: 45