A small cargo vessel at sea seen from on board the Royal Navy aircraft carrier Eagle (1946) in the English Channel

A very distant starboard broadside view of a small cargo vessel, possibly a Soviet Navy Mayak class military transport and intelligence gathering ship, under way in the English Channel. The photographer is on board the Royal Navy aircraft carrier Eagle (1946) which was undertaking initial operating trials with a pair of McDonnell Douglas F-4K Phantom jet fighter aircraft.

Object Details

ID: PM7889/2
Type: Roll film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Wettern, Desmond Robert French
Date made: 2-13 June 1969
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Wettern Collection
Measurements: Film length: 35 mm x 235 mm;Frame: 35 mm x 38 mm

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