• Short Summary

    American atomic submarines Triton and George Washington inspected by V. Adm. Rickover.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Atom Sub's Trial Run".

    Groton, Connecticut, USA (United States of America).

    Top shot bridge of the Triton, atomic-powered submarine, showing captain and crew. M/S of stern of Triton. L/S bows of the Triton cleaving through the water.

    Pan Vice Admiral Rickover walking onto the newest atomic submarine George Washington. L/S George Washington tied up in dock. L/S George Washington in mid-river. C/U Vice Admiral Rickover and another member of the crew on the bridge of George Washington. Various shots the George Washington cruising along. We see the craft beginning to submerge. Aerial shot the George Washington submerging showing the propeller standing up out of the water as it goes down. Aerial shot the George Washington submerged and cruising along just under the surface.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1701.36
    Media URN:
    52885
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:43:00 / 01:47:28:00
    Canister:
    59/97

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