• Short Summary

    HMS Vengeance sets off for a trip to the Arctic to test cold weather equipment.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Navy Arctic Bound".

    Weymouth, Dorset. A Royal Naval ship leaves for research into the effect of cold on ships and crews.

    MS The aircraft carrier 'HMS Vengeance'.

    MV Captain John Terry and Commander on deck. CU Capt. Terry.

    CU & MS Stores being hoisted aboard. CU Unloading stores.

    CU Pilot. CU 3 pilots. CU. Unbolting Westland Dragonfly helicopter (a version of a Sikorsky design). CU Pan from man's feet to gloved hand. MS Pilot getting down from plane. MS Westland Helicopter. CU helicopter cockpit. LS helicopter on deck, taking off. CU helicopter in air.

    Pan shot of aircraft carrier 'Vengeance' LS Aircraft carrier 'Vengeance'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1405.08
    Media URN:
    45712
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:02:00 / 01:14:08:00
    Canister:
    49/11

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The Arctic cruise described in this clip was part of "Operation Rusty".

    Types of aircraft on board HMS Vengeance include Fairey Firefly and Hawker Sea Fury.

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