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    Full title reads: "America. Safety for Submarines at last? Novel rescue chamber proves great success in first experiment - in deep water, on ill-fated S.4."

    United States of America (USA).

    Above water demonstration of new safety device for submarines - a watertight pod is attached to the hatch of the sub to allow escape.

    Shots of the S4 submarine submerging. A boat is standing by at one side.

    A deep sea diver climbs out of small boat and into water.

    The escape chamber is lowered into the water. Shots of the chamber going under water.

    Interior shots of submarine - sailors / submariners climb up ladder into escape hatch.

    Shots of the chamber coming to the surface to be collected by the large boat. Submariners climb out of chamber onto boat.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13308
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    861.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:06:00 / 01:12:48:00
    Canister:
    31/60
    Sort Number:
    31/060
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    Science & Technology
  • Stills

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