• Short Summary

    Commissioning of HMS Resolution atomic submarine.

  • Description

    No title. Commissioning of HMS Resolution, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

    L/S atomic submarine at the quay for commissioning. C/U nameplate "HMS Resolution". L/S Royal Navy crew and guests on quay. The stand for commissioning. L/S commissioning colours being hoisted. C/U pipers. L/S as captain is piped aboard. C/U ship's bell. M/S crew member going down hatch.

    M/S from inside the sub as seaman comes down hatch. M/S men working at systems console in control room. C/U ditto. M/S Commander Ken Frewer at the periscope. M/S seamen operating hydroplane diving controls. C/U ditto. C/U pan instruments. M/S Commander Frewer at periscope. L/S two men walking towards camera, through the very long missile compartment. C/U hatch to Polaris missile number three. C/U operator. C/U radiation meter pinned to his lapel. C/U hatch to missile number 16. C/U operator. M/S operators at Polaris missile control.

    C/U pan seaman eating lunch in the dining hall. M/S ditto. M/S chef in the kitchen. L/S pan other cooks in kitchen. L/S Senior Ratings' lounge. C/U officers playing ludo. M/S ditto. C/U troll doll hanging from ceiling in ratings' sleeping quarters. Panning shot sleeping quarters. L/S washroom. Panning C/U two washing machines. Panning shot seaman goes into shower. L/S of officers in the wardroom.

    L/S exterior the Resolution. M/S HMS Resolution.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:48:00 / 01:24:14:00

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