• Short Summary

    HMS "OCELOT" - A BRITISH SUBMARINE OF THE NEW OBERON CLASS - WENT INTO DRY DOCK AT CHATHAM, KENT, YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO BE FITTED OUT.

  • Description

    1.
    GV "OCELOT" IN CHATHAM NAVAL DOCKYARD
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    2.
    SCU BOW OF "OCELOT"
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    3.
    SV WORKMAN ABOARD "OCELOT"
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    4.
    LV SCAFFOLDING AROUND BRIDGE
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    5.
    LV "OCELOT" (LEFT) & "FINWHALE" (RIGHT)
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    6.
    GV "FINWHALE"
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    7.
    LV TO SV CHIEF ENGINEER ABOARD "FINWHALE" EXAMINING APPARATUS
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    8.
    LV INT.. "FINWHALE"
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    9.
    LV ENGINEER WALKS AWAY FROM CAMERA
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    10.
    SCU ENGINEER OPENS TORPEDO TUBE
    0.41

    11.
    SCU TORPEDO TUBE
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    12.
    LV "OCELOT" TOWED THROUGH LOCK AT HIGH TIDE
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    13.
    GV PAN DITTO
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    14.
    LV "OCELOT" BEING TOWED
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    15.
    REAR V... DITTO
    1.00

    16.
    GV PAN OBERON CLASS SUBMARINE UNDER CONSTRUCTION
    1.02

    17.
    SV PAN FROM SUBMARINE TO WELDER
    1.06

    18.
    SV WELDER
    1.08

    19.
    LV "OCELOT" TIED UP IN LOCK
    1.11

    20.
    TELEPHOTO DITTO
    1.14

    21.
    SV "OCELOT" TIED UP IN LOCK
    1.18

    22.
    LV "ARETHUSA" TRAINING SHIP
    1.20

    23.
    LV PAN FROM THE "ARETHUSA" TO "OCELOT" BEING TOWED
    1.25

    24.
    SCU PAN UP FROM CAPSTAN TO "OCELOT" ENTERING DRY DOCK
    1.29

    25.
    SCU NAVAL OFFICER
    1.30

    26.
    GV "OCELOT" IN DRY DOCK
    1.33

    27.
    GV DITTO
    1.36



    Initials KJ/V/MGT/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: HMS "OCELOT" - A BRITISH SUBMARINE OF THE NEW OBERON CLASS - WENT INTO DRY DOCK AT CHATHAM, KENT, YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO BE FITTED OUT.

    FILM SHOWS THE "OCELOT", THE PORPOISE CLASS SUBMARINE "FINWHALE" AND THE NAVAL TRAINING SHIP "ARETHUSA". IN THE NAVAL DOCKYARD, AN OBERON CLASS SUBMARINE IS SHOWN UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

    FOUR OF THE NEW SUBMARINES ARE TO BE DELIVERED TO THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY FROM DECEMBER 1966 ONWARDS. DISPLACING JUST UNDER 2,500 TONS WHEN SUBMERGED, AND EQUIPPED WITH HOMING TORPEDOES, THE WILL COST A TOTAL OF NEARLY GBP18 MILLION (GBPA22.4 MILLION),
    AUSTRALIAN OFFICERS AND MEN ARE TO GO TO THE ROYAL NAVY TRAINING ESTABLISHMENT AND SERVE IN ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINES UNTIL THE FIRST R.A.N. SUBMARINE IS READY TO BE TAKEN TO SYDNEY. THREE ROYAL NAVY T CLASS SUBMARINES AT PRESENT BASED IN SYDNEY WILL BE PROGRESSIVELY WITHDRAWN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8UEO9O9MYH9MU6GP88ZRE72SS
    Media URN:
    VLVA8UEO9O9MYH9MU6GP88ZRE72SS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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