• Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Title reads: "60th Anniversary For Submarine Service". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    United States of America (USA). Americans commission a new Polaris nuclear sub to mark anniversary of Submarine Service.

    Elevated LS Pan from Atomic powered "George Washington" submarine to the "Patrick Henry", with both crews lined up on decks. LS Crew lined up. CU Captain of submarine. LS "Patrick Henry" MS Nameplate on side of submarine "USS Patrick Henry". Aerial view of submarine moving through water. MS Periscope moving through water. CU Operator presses button to release torpedo. CU Torpedo is released and of it rushing through water. MS Torpedo rushing through water. Aerial view as it hits target. MS Captain watches from bridge. Aerial view of submarine at sea. LS Conning tower breaks surface of water. LS Conning tower of the Nautilus sticking out of thick snow. MS Nose of submarine through water. LS Submarine at sea. LS Two submarines "Patrick Henry" and "George Washington" moving through water. Ground to air, US Naval helicopter in flight. MS Firing of Polaris ballistic nuclear missile which takes place beneath the surface. LS Helicopter in flight, pan to conning tower of submarine.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 11/04/1960.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:44:00 / 01:25:07:00
    UN 3343 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 3343 D
  • Appears in...

    Science & Technology
    Navy HISTORY hiro. shadows/atomic bombs etc making W and T Atomic weapons 1950s-1960s Military Parades
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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