A Westland Wessex HU.5 helicopter in flight above the Royal Navy commando carrier Hermes(1953) which is 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 looking up at the underside of a Westland Wessex HU.5 helicopter which is hovering above the ship. The helicopter is coded M and is affected by bad image movement..

Object Details

ID: PM8021/12
Type: Roll film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Wettern, Desmond Robert French
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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