On board the Royal Navy commando carrier Hermes(1953) at anchor off Southern Sardinia during NATO exercise Dawn Patrol 74

On board the Royal Navy commando carrier Hermes (1953) while she is at anchor off Cape Teulada, Southern Sardinia during the NATO exercise Dawn Patrol 74 which involved over sixty ships from the U.S.A., U.K., Italy, Turkey and Greece. The photographer is on the port Seacat launcher sponson looking forward showing the MRS3 director for her Seacat alongside the angled flight deck. In the distance and seen from fine off her starboard quarter is the fleet replenishment ship Regent (1966). A Wesland wessex HU.5 helicopter is in flight heading for the Regent (1966).

Object Details

ID: PM8020/8
Type: Roll film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Wettern, Desmond Robert French
Vessels: Hermes (1953); Regent (1966)
Date made: Early May 1974
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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