Submarine S-4 wrecked in collision - salvaged: The US submarine S-4 was destroyed in collision with U.
SLATE INFORMATION - INTERNATIONAL NEWSREEL - A SPECTACULAR NAVY ENGINEERING FEAT - SUBMARINE S-4 WRECKED IN COLLISION ,SALVAGED AFTER LYING THREE MONTHS - PONTOONS FLOAT THE VESSEL IN WHICH 42 OFFICERS AND MEN PERISHED
AT SEA, OFF USA (PROVINCETOWN ,MASSACHUETTS)
(JANUARY - MARCH 19TH 1928)
Naval vessel / floats and raft raising sunken submarine
CAPTION - BOUND FOR HER BERTH IN CHARLESTOWN NAVAL YARD
Aerial of naval vessels and salvaged submarine
CAPTION - OLD GLORY AT HALF-STAFF IN MEMORY OF THE BRAVE DEAD
U.S flags at half- mast on boats /tugs pulling raft with submarine /US Flag on buoy in harbour / tugs
CAPTION - IN DRY DOCK - AND HER HATCHES FINALLY OPENED
Good shots of salvaged submarine in dry dock/ workers opening the hatches of the submarine / wreaths/ flowers in the foreground
Background: Submarine S-4 wrecked in collision - salvaged: The US submarine S-4 was destroyed in collision with U.S Coast guard destroyer "Paulding" on 17th December 1927.
All the crew were drowned. Salvage operartions took place - January - March 1928 and the submarine was in dry dock at Boston on March 19, 1928.