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    Rescue efforts fail in spectacular attempt to save 97 men trapped in Britain's latest submarine.

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    ENGLAND: Liverpool Bay:
    Gen. air view R.A.F. plane searching over sea. Gen. view trailers etc. on spot. Gen. air view R.A.F. plane flying over Destroyer. Gen. air view thru' wing Destroyer at speed. Gen. air view down to CU Escort Tug 'Viligent'. Gen. air view Salvage boat. CU air view of propellor..over sea.

    Gen. view Destroyer F26 pan to another. Gen. view Destroyer F21..flag on buoy in f-g. Air view 3 Destroyers at speed. Gen. air view 4 Destroyers in line at speed. Gen. view salvage tugs. Gen. view buoy from thetis. Gen. view Destroyer 'Winchelsea' D 46. Gen. view thru' window in boat of D46.

    Gen. view crowds in Cammell Laird Yard. Semi view women read newspapers..serious...slip pan to 'We've Got to be Prepared' sign. Top view crowd. Back view crowd reading notice. CU women types-serious. Semi view & CU Admiralty 'Hope Abandoned' notice. Sei view & CU extr. in Garden, of Johnson speaking. Gen. view Destroyer F51. Gen. view pan submarine Cathalot..on surface. Gen. view pan of salvage tugs. Gen. view salvage operation..showing Camel No. 5. Gen. view 'Wreck' buoy with tugs in b-g. Semi view & CU of 'Wreck' buoy with Destroyer D46 in b-g. CU 'Wreck' buoy. Pan to CU White Ensign at half-mast. CU White Ensign at half mast.
    Sound Effects.

    Johnson says he deeply regrets the dreadful disaster but says that everything possible was done.
    Background: Rescue efforts fail in spectacular attempt to save 97 men trapped in Britain's latest submarine.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    TRANSPORT: The 'Thetis' Disaster

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