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    Item title reads - German divers - in wonderful diving device - are assisting navy in search.

    M/S of a large metal diving suit, a man climbs in to the big trousers. M/S as the rest is lowered into place, it has a round top with holes to see through and a place for the arms. M/S as bolts are tightened to fasten the two parts together. L/S as the man is swung out on a line and dangles over the sea. C/U of the mechanical hand which moves around in a circle and has grips on the end.

    Intertitle - 'Jack has already dubbed it the "one man submarine."' M/S as he is slowly lowered into the sea attached to a line. Two men in a boat watch his progress.

    Intertitle - 'Carry on!' M/S of Nelson's Column in silhouette from the back, this fades to an illustration of a ship then to C/U of the naval flag flying in the breeze.

    Note: This diving device is being used to assist the navy in the search for victims of the M.1 submarine disaster. See story entitled 'In Memoriam (aka In Memorium)' in G 1243 on *PM0434*.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:28:00 / 01:15:46:00
    G 1243
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    G 1243
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    Entertainment & Humour War & Revolution
    Raising a Navy Science & Technology Ultimate Depth
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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