• Short Summary

    THE CONVERSIONALLY POWERED NAVY SUBMARINE USS. DIABLO WILL BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE UNITED STATES TO?

  • Description

    THE CONVERSIONALLY POWERED NAVY SUBMARINE USS. DIABLO WILL BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE UNITED STATES TO THE GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN IN CEREMONIES AT NEW IONICA, CONNECTICUT, ON JUNE 1, 1964.

    VICE ADMIRAL AFZAL RAHMAN KHAN, H.Q.A., COMMANDER IN CHIEF, PAKISTAN NAVY, WILL ACCEPT CUSTODY OF THE WORLD WAR II FLEET TYPE SUBMARINE. DIABLO WILL BE RECOMMISSIONED P.N.S.CHAZI IN THE PAKISTAN NAVY AND WILL BE USED TO HELP TRAIN SURFACE FORCES IN ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE.

    A PAKISTANI CREW HAS BEEN UNDERGOING TRAINING AT THE U.S. NAVY SUBMARINE SCHOOL IN NEW LONDON FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION HAS BEEN COMBINED WITH UNDERWAY TRAINING CONDUCTED BY A U. S. NAVY CREW ABOARD DIABLO. THESE FILMS SHOW THE ACTUAL TRAINING AS IT TOOK PLACE DURING THE PAST FEW WEEKS.

    LOAN OF THE SUBMARINE TO PAKISTAN WAS ARRANGED UNDER THE U. S. MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME (MAP).

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    Film ID:
    VLVACIFK0RQ1ITXVQ5GX4RNXN9JIF
    Media URN:
    VLVACIFK0RQ1ITXVQ5GX4RNXN9JIF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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