FILM : Above Us the Waves
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Above Us the Waves 1955 John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice, Michael Medwin Dorset, Guernsey, Hampshire
Director : Ralph Thomas   Production Company : J. Arthur Rank Organisation, London Independent Producers  Region : SOUTH WEST,REST OF THE WORLD

An account of the attack by British submarines on the enemy battleship 'Tirpitz' in a Norwegian fjord during the Second World War.

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Above Us the Waves - An establishing shot of the base where Commander Fraser will assemble and train a force of British officers and ratings to attack the enemy vessel, Tirpitz. Portland Harbour in Dorset.
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autw001. An establishing shot of the base where Commander Fraser will assemble and train a force of British officers and ratings to attack the enemy vessel, Tirpitz. Portland Harbour in Dorset.

Above Us the Waves - Looking up at the tower of the escape training tank, Smart (Michael Medwin) shields his eyes from the sun. Steven Oliver tells us that his Grandad was a serving CPO at HMS Dolphin and is the one that shouts out instructions when the crane is being operated.
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autw002. Looking up at the tower of the escape training tank, Smart (Michael Medwin) shields his eyes from the sun. Steven Oliver tells us that his Grandad was a serving CPO at HMS Dolphin and is the one that shouts out instructions when the crane is being operated. "He used to say the Navy got paid loads to use personnel, however, the men never saw any of it".

Above Us the Waves - Smart, a former steward, follows other trainees into the building. This is the base of the Submarine Escape Training Tank (SETT) at HMS Dolphin in Gosport, Hampshire. The base closed as a submarine base in September 1998.
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autw003. Smart, a former steward, follows other trainees into the building. This is the base of the Submarine Escape Training Tank (SETT) at HMS Dolphin in Gosport, Hampshire. The base closed as a submarine base in September 1998.

Above Us the Waves - Lieutenant Alec Duffy (John Gregson) jokes with Lieutenant Tom Corbett (Donald Sinden) as they approach the tower. The SETT remains at the former base in Gosport which is now known as Fort Blockhouse.
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autw004. Lieutenant Alec Duffy (John Gregson) jokes with Lieutenant Tom Corbett (Donald Sinden) as they approach the tower. The SETT remains at the former base in Gosport which is now known as Fort Blockhouse.

Above Us the Waves - Abercrombie (James Kenney) salutes as Commander Fraser (John Mills) comes aboard. IMDB mentions Castle Pier in St. Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey, Channel Islands.
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autw005. Abercrombie (James Kenney) salutes as Commander Fraser (John Mills) comes aboard. IMDB mentions Castle Pier in St. Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey, Channel Islands.

Above Us the Waves - The injured rating watches his Commander leave after a telling off for taking risks. St Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey.
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autw006. The injured rating watches his Commander leave after a telling off for taking risks. St Peter Port Harbour, Guernsey.

Above Us the Waves - After the completion of intensive training, the mission goes ahead and the men aboard Ingebord seek out the enemy battleship, Tirpitz.
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autw007. After the completion of intensive training, the mission goes ahead and the men aboard Ingebord seek out the enemy battleship, Tirpitz.

Above Us the Waves - When the mission fails, the men make their way home via neutral Sweden and Scotland. Portland Harbour was seen in 'You Know What Sailors Are', 'Further Up the Creek', 'The Key', 'The Bulldog Breed' and 'Petticoat Pirates'.
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autw008. When the mission fails, the men make their way home via neutral Sweden and Scotland. Portland Harbour was seen in 'You Know What Sailors Are', 'Further Up the Creek', 'The Key', 'The Bulldog Breed' and 'Petticoat Pirates'.

Above Us the Waves - Commander Fraser supervises the delivery of the new X-craft. The former Portland submarine base in Dorset.
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autw009. Commander Fraser supervises the delivery of the new X-craft. The former Portland submarine base in Dorset.

Above Us the Waves - Smart arrives back at the base to join his colleagues.
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autw010. Smart arrives back at the base to join his colleagues.

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