Unused / unissued material – dates and locations unclear or unknown.
Various shots of life aboard warship HMS Rodney.
Sailors at work in the engine room.
L/Ss of ship with guns firing. Sailors look through ship’s telegraph equipment (?) on deck.
L/S and M/S of ship travelling along show camouflage painted on side.
Sailors in white balaclavas and gloves load weapons below decks. C/U of ship speed dial and ‘Revolution Telegraph’ going round.
Ack-ack (anti-artillery) guns are loaded and tried out while the crew watches.
Shots of troop ships and/or landing craft at sea. Fleet sailing. Sailor looks through telescope on deck. Bearded man looks through binoculars. Sailors on deck pretend to be spotting something on the horizon (amid much merriment).
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