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Title:FASLANE NAVAL BASE, SCOTLAND, JULY 1992 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6880
Other titles:MISCELLANEOUS OLD ADMIRALTY BUILDING TAPES [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes at Faslane naval base, taken on the occasion of the visit by C-in-C Fleet, Admiral Sir Jock Slater.
Description: (Tape 1) Interior shots of helicopter and aerial views of Faslane naval base; helicopter from 819 Naval Air Squadron (from HMS Gannet). Brief shot from helicopter of winchex (winching exercise): man (possibly (C-in-C Fleet) is lowered down onto deck of submarine.
(Tape 2) General views of main gate at Faslane; tall wire fence with sangar inside. Views inside the base, including the building housing the Trident ship lift. Submarine HMS Repulse in dock: C-in-C Fleet Admiral Sir Jock Slater arrives and is piped aboard. Close-ups of rating in "HMS Submarines" cap. Interior of ship lift (currently unoccupied). Plaque commemorating the Malta Convoys, and sign for HMS Neptune. Admiral Slater visits submarine training room, with simulation of main control panel: he sits down at the pilot controls and is guided into taking the submarine for a "dive".
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Royal Navy (Production sponsor)
Directorate of Public Relations (Navy) Film and Photographic (Production company)
Harding, T (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: 2
Footage: 20; Running time: 24 mins
Notes: Summary: information taken from tape label. Noted as "Tape 2" and "Tape 3"; Tape 1 is not held by IWM.
Technical: labelled "Original".