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    Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

    SV. Midget submarine HMS Shrimp with Captain, First Lieutenant B. O. Forbes standing on deck as sub prepares for diving operation. CU. Name "Shrimp" on side of submarine. SV. First Lieutenant B. O. Forbes goes down the hatch and pulls hatch. SV. Three members of the crew working in very confined space. CU. Leading engine mechanic, Brian Clarkson of Lancashire, working the helm, & CU. HMS Shrimp diving. SV. Front part of submarine as it goes under water. LV. Submarine going down and submerging completely. CU. Engineer Hawes, loading smoke candle into signal gun. Candle being pushed into gun, Hawes closes base of gun. LV. Candle burning on surface of water having been fired from sub to indicate where submarine dives. SV. Signal burning on surface in background. In foreground the submarine's periscope. CU. Captain having looked through periscope, pushes handles on periscope as it starts to come down. He is giving orders over intercom to the crew. SV. Frogman sitting in wet and dry compartment closing hatch in preparation for flooding. CU. Frogman flooding compartment. LV. Frogman surfaces and goes under again. SV. Captain of HMS Shalford, Lieutenant Commander Pease looking through binoculars at submarine. LV. Submarine surfaces quickly and comes to the surface completely.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "D")

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:53:00 / 01:34:05:00
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  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    Gloucestershire Gloucester - City Gloucester Gloucestershire
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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