The Royal Navy guided missile destroyer Hampshire (1961) at anchor off Southern Sardinia during NATO exercise Dawn Patrol 74

A distant starboard side view, taken from ahead of the beam, of the Royal Navy guided missile destroyer Hampshire (1961) 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 quarter Seacat missile launcher sponson board the commando carrier Hermes (1953) looking forward and to port showing the MRS3 director alongside the flight deck. Two Westland Wessex HU.5 helicopters, one coded G, are in flight to port of the carrier.

Object Details

ID: PM8022/20
Type: Roll film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Wettern, Desmond Robert French
Vessels: Hampshire (1961); Hermes (1953)
Date made: Early May 1974
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Wettern Collection
Measurements: Film length: 35 mm x 190 mm;Frame: 35 mm x 38 mm

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