On board the Royal Navy type 12 frigate Plymouth (1959) when under way in the English Channel

On board the Royal Navy type 12 general purpose frigate Plymouth (1959) while under way in the English Channel. The photographer is looking aft and slightly to port from the starboard side of the helicopter landing pad showing the ship's Westland Wasp HAS.1 helicopter, coded 503, hovering above the landing pad while coming in to land. A man wearing ear defenders is in the foreground while another man is crouching down at the end of the port extension holding a line.

Object Details

ID: PM7895/6
Type: Roll film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Wettern, Desmond Robert French
Vessels: Plymouth (1959)
Date made: July 1969
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Wettern Collection
Measurements: Film length: 35 mm x 228 mm;Frame: 35 mm x 38 mm

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