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 aft showing the quadruple Seacat missile launcher on the left. A Wesland Wessex HU.5 helicopter is in flight off the port quarter.

Object Details

ID: PM8020/10
Type: Roll film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Wettern, Desmond Robert French
Vessels: Hermes (1953)
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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