The Royal Navy's guided weapon trials ship, H.M.S. GIRDLE NESS (Captain P.G. Lachlan, M.B.E., R.N.)?
gvs Girdle Ness as she nears docks
name 'Girdle Ness' - Ensign
Shots on board as crew line lock
Posun with phone
General docking scenes
Families board to meet Husbands
Ditto Greeting shots
GV Ship ends
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Background: The Royal Navy's guided weapon trials ship, H.M.S. GIRDLE NESS (Captain P.G. Lachlan, M.B.E., R.N.) will be returning to the United Kingdom from the Mediterranean on Tuesday 5th December, after completing the final trials of the Seaslug - the weapon which has been described as the finest of its type in the world. The ship will berth in Devonport Dockyard at 9.30 a.m.
The Commanding Officer will be pleased to meet the Press and discuss the trials, and film shots of recent missile firings will be shown. The Seaslug handling and loading system will also be open for inspection.
Press representatives are invited to join the GIRDLE NESS in Devonport Dockyard, at 9.30 a.m., or, if preferred, to go out in the boat which will be leaving the Dockyard at 8.0 a.m. to meet the ship in Plymouth Sound.
Applications for passes, stating which time of joining is preferred, should be made to the Chief of Naval Information, Admiralty, Whitehall, London, S.W.l. (Telephone: Whitehall 9000, Extension 1125.)