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    Full title reads: "Truculent: Mystery Of The Missing Hour".

    Off Sheerness, Kent. Work continues to salvage the wreckage of the sunk submarine HMS Truculent.

    CU Flag on Truculent wreck buoy pan down to buoy. MV Salvage vessels at sea. MV Lifting gear on bows of 'Moorfowl'. Hawsers in foreground. MV Large buoy coming from hold. CU Winch worker. MV Men at work on deck pan to buoy suspended over side. SV Large sinker suspended from ship's side. MV Man watching pan down to sinker being lowered over side. MV Top view slip being released to release sinker and buoy pan to buoy. CU Diver's helmet being put on. CU diver pan up from feet to head. MV Diver going down. MV Launch crew communicating with diver down below. MV Flag at half mast. MV Men hauling in diver's lines. SV Assistants looking over side of ship. MV Diver standing on side of boat talking. MV Diver standing on side of boat talking. CU Diver Mr Alf Russell of Gillingham, Kent. He says: 'Well, with a hard bottom as that is and given reasonable weather, I don't think so. She's listed but the damage is all in one compartment for'ard and I think the navy ought to make a good job of it.'

    (Orig. Neg.) (Orig. Track. G.)

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:02:00 / 01:17:29:00
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  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration
    HMS Truculent HMS Tarpon Sister Submarines
  • Stills

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

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