1960 Press Photo Royal Naval Survival At Sea Trials
Royal Naval Survival At Sea Trials.: Officers and Ratings of the Royal Navy took part in survival at Sea Trials - in Portland Harbour today - in which a variety of survival rafts were tested as a preliminary to Mid-Ocean trials to be held next year. Photo shows Volunteers seen in a Naval Inflatable survival raft trailing a solar-still which extracts fresh water from sea water - during the tests at Portland today. These men have been in this raft for 48 hours. HMS. PLOVER in rear.
Photo measures 8.25 x 6 inches.
Photo is dated 11-11-1960.
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