The Royal Navy's Home and Mediterranean on exercise - Operation Twostep.
Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.
Gibraltar. The Royal Navy's Home and Mediterranean on exercise - Operation Twostep.
GV Gibraltar harbour. SV HMS Vanguard, battleship. LV Destroyers in line ahead leaving Gibraltar. CU For'ard guns of ship. LV Light aircraft carriers HMS 'Triumph' & 'Theseus'. SV Hornet aircraft assembled on deck of 'Implacable.' LV From under wing of aircraft of Hornets assembled on flight deck of Implacable. SV American exchange pilot (CO. of 801 squadron) and Lieutenant Commander Law studying map. SV Pilot climbing into Hornet aircraft. SV Admiral Sir Roderick McGrigor talking with another officer. LV GV Hornet aircraft warming up on deck of Implacable. SV Pilot gives thumbs up sign. LV Elev. Hornet taking off pan along flight deck. SV Towards & pan Hornet taking off pan along flight deck. SV Elev. pan Hornet taking off. LV Lt. Cdr. Charles Lamb (I/C flying) looking down from bridge. SV Elev. Hornet aircraft taking off. LV 'Implacable' at sea. Firebrand taking off. LV Destroyer. Pan as aircraft pass overhead for attack on HMS 'Implacable'. CU Gunnery officer giving orders to fire. LV Across aircraft on deck of Implacable of Anti aircraft guns firing. LV Firebrands attacking. SV Elevated multiple pom-poms firing. LV Firebrands attacking. SV Implacable's guns firing. LV Firebrands flying towards & bank away. SV Multiple pom-poms in action. LV. Across flight deck of Implacable of A.A. guns in action. LV Implacable at sea. SV Batman waving in aircraft. CU Pan Hornet landing. SV Hornet landing. SV Admiral McGrigor being assisted into life-jacket prior to getting in bos'n's chair. SV. Destroyer HMS Corunna waiting alongside Implacable ready to receive the Admiral. LV Admiral McGrigor in bos'n's chair leaving Implacable for Corunna. SV For'ard part of the Corunna. LV Admiral Sir Roderick McGrigor in bos'n's chair leaving Implacable for Corunna. CU For'ard part of Corunna. Zoom in. LV Admiral arriving aboard Corunna pan to bows of ship. SV Corunna under way. MV GV Destroyers in line ahead. LV Destroyers in line ahead. LV Destroyers in line ahead. Gibraltar in background.
Possibly connected with 49/23 - MD.