HMS FEARLESS AT INSTOW AND IN THE SEA OFF PORTLAND, MARCH 1966 [Allocated Title]
Part of the trials of the Landing Platform (Dock) HMS Fearless.
Cameraman's slate " Date 7-3-66 LCM9 Run XIII Instow". Views inside the dock on HMS Fearless; two LCM(9) craft are moored in the dock. Water laps over the ramp, which has not been fullly closed. Brief shots on deck show parts of Fearless' superstructure and the White Ensign flying. View out to sea shows two distant LCMs. In the dock, the ramp door has been lowered and is below the surface of the water. Views inside the empty dock; water swells across the divider between the two pens. Views from the rear of the dock as two LCM(9)s approach ready to moor.